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From: Suren Baghdasaryan <surenb@google.com>
To: Michal Hocko <mhocko@suse.com>
Cc: linux-man@vger.kernel.org,
	"Andrew Morton" <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	"Jann Horn" <jannh@google.com>,
	"Kees Cook" <keescook@chromium.org>,
	"Jeffrey Vander Stoep" <jeffv@google.com>,
	"Minchan Kim" <minchan@kernel.org>,
	"Shakeel Butt" <shakeelb@google.com>,
	"David Rientjes" <rientjes@google.com>,
	"Edgar Arriaga García" <edgararriaga@google.com>,
	"Tim Murray" <timmurray@google.com>,
	linux-mm <linux-mm@kvack.org>,
	"SElinux list" <selinux@vger.kernel.org>,
	linux-security-module <linux-security-module@vger.kernel.org>,
	"Linux API" <linux-api@vger.kernel.org>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	kernel-team <kernel-team@android.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/1] process_madvise.2: Add process_madvise man page
Date: Mon, 25 Jan 2021 16:14:00 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAJuCfpGu_x4vxXejTUfD4Mjun=qJOsdoRs42gQhiv30EnED=nA@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210125131935.GI827@dhcp22.suse.cz>

On Mon, Jan 25, 2021 at 5:19 AM 'Michal Hocko' via kernel-team
<kernel-team@android.com> wrote:
>
> On Wed 20-01-21 12:23:37, Suren Baghdasaryan wrote:
> [...]
> >     MADV_COLD (since Linux 5.4.1)
> >         Deactivate a given range of pages by moving them from active to
> >         inactive LRU list. This is done to accelerate the reclaim of these
> >         pages. The advice might be ignored for some pages in the range when it
> >         is not applicable.
>
> I do not think we want to talk about active/inactive LRU lists here.
> Wouldn't it be sufficient to say
> Deactive a given range of pages which will make them a more probable
> reclaim target should there be a memory pressure. This is a
> non-destructive operation.

That sounds better. Will update in the next version.

>
> Other than that, looks good to me from the content POV.
>
> Thanks!

Thanks for the review Michal!

> --
> Michal Hocko
> SUSE Labs
>
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  reply	other threads:[~2021-01-26  0:14 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-01-20 20:23 Suren Baghdasaryan
2021-01-25 13:19 ` Michal Hocko
2021-01-26  0:14   ` Suren Baghdasaryan [this message]
2021-01-28 12:24 ` Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)
2021-01-28 18:40   ` Suren Baghdasaryan
2021-01-28 20:31     ` Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)
2021-01-28 20:37       ` Suren Baghdasaryan
2021-01-29  7:15       ` Suren Baghdasaryan

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