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Date:	Thu, 22 May 2014 09:32:47 +0400
From:	Cyrill Gorcunov <gorcunov@...il.com>
To:	"Kirill A. Shutemov" <kirill.shutemov@...ux.intel.com>
Cc:	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
	Pavel Emelyanov <xemul@...allels.com>,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, linux-mm@...ck.org,
	Andrea Arcangeli <aarcange@...hat.com>,
	Dave Hansen <dave.hansen@...el.com>,
	Naoya Horiguchi <n-horiguchi@...jp.nec.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] mm: /prom/pid/clear_refs: avoid split_huge_page()

On Thu, May 22, 2014 at 04:11:10AM +0300, Kirill A. Shutemov wrote:
> Andrew Morton wrote:
> > On Wed, 21 May 2014 22:04:22 +0300 "Kirill A. Shutemov" <kirill.shutemov@...ux.intel.com> wrote:
> > 
> > > Currently we split all THP pages on any clear_refs request. It's not
> > > necessary. We can handle this on PMD level.
> > > 
> > > One side effect is that soft dirty will potentially see more dirty
> > > memory, since we will mark whole THP page dirty at once.
> > 
> > This clashes pretty badly with
> > http://ozlabs.org/~akpm/mmots/broken-out/clear_refs-redefine-callback-functions-for-page-table-walker.patch
> 
> Hm.. For some reason CRIU memory-snapshotting test cases fail on current
> linux-next. I didn't debug why. Mainline works. Folks?

Thanks for noticing, Kirill! I don't test linux-test regulary will try and
report the results.

	Cyrill
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