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Date:   Sat, 22 Aug 2020 09:05:37 -0700
From:   Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>
To:     Peter Xu <peterx@...hat.com>
Cc:     Linux-MM <linux-mm@...ck.org>,
        Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        "Maya B . Gokhale" <gokhale2@...l.gov>,
        Yang Shi <yang.shi@...ux.alibaba.com>,
        Marty Mcfadden <mcfadden8@...l.gov>,
        Kirill Shutemov <kirill@...temov.name>,
        Oleg Nesterov <oleg@...hat.com>, Jann Horn <jannh@...gle.com>,
        Jan Kara <jack@...e.cz>, Kirill Tkhai <ktkhai@...tuozzo.com>,
        Andrea Arcangeli <aarcange@...hat.com>,
        Christoph Hellwig <hch@....de>,
        Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/4] mm: Simplfy cow handling

On Fri, Aug 21, 2020 at 4:50 PM Peter Xu <peterx@...hat.com> wrote:
>
>   - Run a busy loop dirty program [1] that uses 6G of memory, restrict to 1G
>     RAM + 5G swap (cgroup).  A few hours later, all things still look good.
>     Make sure to observe (still massive) correct page reuses using the new
>     counter using the last patch, probably when swapping in.
>
>   - Run umapsort [2] to make sure uffd-wp will work again after applying this
>     series upon master 5.9-rc1 (5.9-rc1 is broken).

I obviously like the diffstat, am wondering if you saw any throughput
changes or similar for the busy-loop dirtying thing?

              Linus

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