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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 4/7] dcache: allocate external names from reclaimable kmalloc caches
On Wed, Jul 18, 2018 at 03:36:17PM +0200, Vlastimil Babka wrote:
> We can use the newly introduced kmalloc-reclaimable-X caches, to allocate
> external names in dcache, which will take care of the proper accounting
> automatically, and also improve anti-fragmentation page grouping.
> This effectively reverts commit f1782c9bc547 ("dcache: account external names
> as indirectly reclaimable memory") and instead passes __GFP_RECLAIMABLE to
> kmalloc(). The accounting thus moves from NR_INDIRECTLY_RECLAIMABLE_BYTES to
> NR_SLAB_RECLAIMABLE, which is also considered in MemAvailable calculation and
> overcommit decisions.
> Signed-off-by: Vlastimil Babka <>

Acked-by: Mel Gorman <>

Mel Gorman

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