Hugetlbfs pages are dynamically allocate-able
Posted Jan 21, 2011 9:31 UTC (Fri) by jthill
In reply to: Hugetlbfs pages are dynamically allocate-able
Parent article: Transparent huge pages in 2.6.38
I think the memory compaction patch is intended to fix that:
Mel ran some simple tests showing that, with compaction enabled, he was able to allocate over 90% of the system's memory as huge pages while simultaneously decreasing the amount of reclaim activity needed.
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