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Date:	Wed, 27 Feb 2008 14:04:15 +0900
From:	KOSAKI Motohiro <kosaki.motohiro@...fujitsu.com>
To:	KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki <kamezawa.hiroyu@...fujitsu.com>
Cc:	kosaki.motohiro@...fujitsu.com, balbir@...ux.vnet.ibm.com,
	Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@...llo.nl>,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, linux-mm@...ck.org,
	Rik van Riel <riel@...hat.com>,
	Lee Schermerhorn <Lee.Schermerhorn@...com>,
	Nick Piggin <npiggin@...e.de>
Subject: Re: [RFC][PATCH] page reclaim throttle take2

Hi

> > I don't think so.
> > all modern many cpu machine stand on NUMA.
> > it mean following,
> >  - if cpu increases, then zone increases, too.
> > 
> > if default value increase by #cpus, lock contension dramatically increase
> > on large numa.
> > 
> > Have I overlooked anything?
> > 
> How about adding something like..
> == 
> CONFIG_SIMULTANEOUS_PAGE_RECLAIMERS 
> int
> default 3
> depends on DEBUG
> help
>   This value determines the number of threads which can do page reclaim
>   in a zone simultaneously. If this is too big, performance under heavy memory
>   pressure will decrease.
>   If unsure, use default.
> ==
> 
> Then, you can get performance reports from people interested in this
> feature in test cycle.

hm, intersting.
but sysctl parameter is more better, i think.

OK, I'll add it at next post.



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