Re: Respin: [PATCH] mm: limit lowmem_reserve

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On Thursday 06 April 2006 12:55, Con Kolivas wrote:
> On Thursday 06 April 2006 12:43, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > Con Kolivas <[email protected]> wrote:
> > > It is possible with a low enough lowmem_reserve ratio to make
> > >  zone_watermark_ok fail repeatedly if the lower_zone is small enough.
> >
> > Is that actually a problem?
> Every single call to get_page_from_freelist will call on zone reclaim. It
> seems a problem to me if every call to __alloc_pages will do that?

every call to __alloc_pages of that zone I mean

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