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Re: [77/98] xfs: add a shrinker to background inode reclaim

To: Greg KH <gregkh@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [77/98] xfs: add a shrinker to background inode reclaim
From: Alex Elder <aelder@xxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 11 May 2010 09:47:20 -0500
Cc: linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, stable@xxxxxxxxxx, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx, Dave Chinner <dchinner@xxxxxxxxxx>, akpm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, torvalds@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, stable-review@xxxxxxxxxx, alan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <20100510223541.333994587@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
References: <20100510223541.333994587@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Reply-to: aelder@xxxxxxx
On Mon, 2010-05-10 at 15:35 -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> 2.6.32-stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let us know.

Acked-by: Alex Elder <aelder@xxxxxxx>

> ------------------
> 
> From: Dave Chinner <dchinner@xxxxxxxxxx>
> 
> commit 9bf729c0af67897ea8498ce17c29b0683f7f2028 upstream
> 
> On low memory boxes or those with highmem, kernel can OOM before the
> background reclaims inodes via xfssyncd. Add a shrinker to run inode
> reclaim so that it inode reclaim is expedited when memory is low.
> 
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