Re: page fault scalability patch V11 [0/7]: overview

From: William Lee Irwin III <>
Date: 2004-11-20 19:25:36
Nick Piggin wrote:
>> OK then put a touch_nmi_watchdog in there if you must.

On Sat, Nov 20, 2004 at 06:57:38PM +1100, Nick Piggin wrote:
> Duh, there is one in there :\
> Still, that doesn't really say much about a normal tasklist traversal
> because this thing will spend ages writing stuff to serial console.
> Now I know going over the whole tasklist is crap. Anything O(n) for
> things like this is crap. I happen to just get frustrated to see
> concessions being made to support more efficient /proc access. I know
> you are one of the ones who has to deal with the practical realities
> of that though. Sigh. Well try to bear with me... :|

I sure as Hell don't have any interest in /proc/ in and of itself,
but this stuff does really bite people, and hard, too.

-- wli
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