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Date:	Mon, 29 Dec 2014 11:42:59 +0300
From:	Vladimir Davydov <>
To:	Johannes Weiner <>
CC:	Andrew Morton <>,
	Michal Hocko <>, Tejun Heo <>,
	<>, <>,
Subject: Re: [patch] mm: memcontrol: switch soft limit default back to

On Sun, Dec 28, 2014 at 01:47:48PM -0500, Johannes Weiner wrote:
> 3e32cb2e0a12 ("mm: memcontrol: lockless page counters") accidentally
> switched the soft limit default from infinity to zero, which turns all
> memcgs with even a single page into soft limit excessors and engages
> soft limit reclaim on all of them during global memory pressure.  This
> makes global reclaim generally more aggressive, but also inverts the
> meaning of existing soft limit configurations where unset soft limits
> are usually more generous than set ones.
> Signed-off-by: Johannes Weiner <>

Overlooked that :-/

Acked-by: Vladimir Davydov <>
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