[PATCH V4 0/2] mm: FAULT_AROUND_ORDER patchset performance data for powerpc
hughd at google.com
Tue May 20 12:34:27 EST 2014
On Tue, 20 May 2014, Rusty Russell wrote:
> Hugh Dickins <hughd at google.com> writes:
> >> On Monday 19 May 2014 05:42 AM, Rusty Russell wrote:
> >> >
> >> > Perhaps we try to generalize from two data points (a slight improvement
> >> > over doing it from 1!), eg:
> >> >
> >> > /* 4 seems good for 4k-page x86, 0 seems good for 64k page ppc64, so: */
> >> > unsigned int fault_around_order __read_mostly =
> >> > (16 - PAGE_SHIFT < 0 ? 0 : 16 - PAGE_SHIFT);
> > Rusty's bimodal answer doesn't seem the right starting point to me.
> ? It's not bimodal, it's graded. I think you misread?
Yikes, worse than misread, more like I was too rude even to read: sorry!
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