On Thu, 7 Sep 2006, Andrew Morton wrote:
It is expected that in this situation the number of buffer_head objects will
be approximately equal to the number of pagecache pages. So once the pagecache
has grown to consume all available memory and the kernel starts to perform pagecache
reclaim, the buffer_head count should stabilise.
Ok, thanks that's exactly what I had to know - makes sense now.
Sorry for a false alarm.
Guennadi Liakhovetski, Ph.D.
DSA Daten- und Systemtechnik GmbH
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