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Date:	Sat, 19 Jul 2014 12:26:23 +0200
From:	Pavel Machek <pavel@....cz>
To:	Joerg Roedel <joro@...tes.org>
Cc:	"Rafael J. Wysocki" <rjw@...ysocki.net>,
	Len Brown <len.brown@...el.com>, linux-pm@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/6] PM / Hibernate: Memory bitmap scalability
 improvements

Hi!

> here is a patch set to improve the scalability of the memory
> bitmap implementation used for hibernation. The current
> implementation does not scale well to machines with several
> TB of memory. A resume on those machines may cause soft
> lockups to be reported.
> 
> These patches improve the data structure by adding a radix
> tree to the linked list structure to improve random access
> performance from O(n) to O(log_b(n)), where b depends on the
> architecture (b=512 on amd64, 1024 in i386).
> 
> A test on a 12TB machine showed an improvement in resume
> time from 76s with the old implementation to 2.4s with the
> radix tree and the improved swsusp_free function. See below
> for details of this test.

Ok, nice.

How did space requirements change?

In particular, do we need to reserve a bit more pages for hibernation
now?

Thanks,
									Pavel
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