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SubjectRe: [patch 2/8] mm: vmscan: disregard swappiness shortly before going OOM
On 12/12/2012 04:43 PM, Johannes Weiner wrote:
> When a reclaim scanner is doing its final scan before giving up and
> there is swap space available, pay no attention to swappiness
> preference anymore. Just swap.
> Note that this change won't make too big of a difference for general
> reclaim: anonymous pages are already force-scanned when there is only
> very little file cache left, and there very likely isn't when the
> reclaimer enters this final cycle.
> Signed-off-by: Johannes Weiner <>

Reviewed-by: Rik van Riel <>

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