Re: removing mm->rss and mm->anon_rss from kernel?

From: Matthew Wilcox <matthew_at_wil.cx>
Date: 2004-11-09 23:10:37
On Tue, Nov 09, 2004 at 01:40:20PM +1100, Nick Piggin wrote:
> I wonder if a per process flag or something could be used to turn off
> the statistics counters? I guess statistics could still be gathered for
> that process by using your lazy counting functions, Christoph.

I don't get it.  It seems to me that any process that's going to
experience problems with these statistics counters is going to be
precisely the one that you want the statistics for!  What was the problem
with per-cpu counters again?

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himself that the war is just, and will thank God for the better sleep 
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