From: William Lee Irwin III <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: Daniel Phillips <email@example.com> Cc: Andrew Morton <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Dave Hansen <email@example.com>, "Martin J. Bligh" <Martin.Bligh@us.ibm.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com Subject: Re: [PATCH] per-zone kswapd process Date: Mon, 16 Sep 2002 00:46:02 -0700 [thread overview] Message-ID: <20020916074602.GK3530@holomorphy.com> (raw) In-Reply-To: <E17qogR-0000HR-00@starship> On Thu, Sep 12, 2002 at 09:06:20PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote: >>> I still don't see why it's per zone and not per node. It seems strange >>> that a wee little laptop would be running two kswapds? >>> kswapd can get a ton of work done in the development VM and one per >>> node would, I expect, suffice? On Friday 13 September 2002 06:59, William Lee Irwin III wrote: >> Machines without observable NUMA effects can benefit from it if it's >> per-zone. On Mon, Sep 16, 2002 at 07:44:30AM +0200, Daniel Phillips wrote: > How? The notion was that some level of parallelism would be bestowed on the single-node case by using separate worker threads on a per-zone basis, as they won't have more than one node to spawn worker threads for at all. This notion apparently got shot down somewhere, and I don't care to rise to its defense. I've lost enough debates this release to know better than to try. Bill
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2002-09-16 7:46 UTC|newest] Thread overview: 21+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top 2002-09-13 3:33 Dave Hansen 2002-09-13 4:06 ` Andrew Morton 2002-09-13 4:59 ` William Lee Irwin III 2002-09-13 5:10 ` Martin J. Bligh [not found] ` <3D8232DE.firstname.lastname@example.org> [not found] ` <3D823702.8E29AB4F@digeo.com> [not found] ` <3D8251D6.email@example.com> [not found] ` <3D82566B.EB2939D5@digeo.com> 2002-09-13 22:52 ` [PATCH] per-zone^Wnode " Dave Hansen 2002-09-13 23:24 ` Matthew Dobson 2002-09-13 23:29 ` Matthew Dobson 2002-09-13 23:46 ` William Lee Irwin III 2002-09-14 0:02 ` Andrew Morton 2002-09-14 0:12 ` William Lee Irwin III 2002-09-14 1:19 ` Andrew Morton 2002-09-13 5:46 ` [PATCH] per-zone " Andrew Morton 2002-09-13 5:38 ` Martin J. Bligh 2002-09-13 6:03 ` Andrew Morton 2002-09-13 13:05 ` Alan Cox 2002-09-13 21:30 ` William Lee Irwin III 2002-09-18 16:07 ` [PATCH] recognize MAP_LOCKED in mmap() call Hubertus Franke 2002-09-18 16:29 ` Andrew Morton 2002-09-16 5:44 ` [PATCH] per-zone kswapd process Daniel Phillips 2002-09-16 7:46 ` William Lee Irwin III [this message] 2002-09-16 15:12 ` Rik van Riel
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