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SubjectRe: [PATCH] docs/vm: clarify overcommit amount sysctl behavior
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On 11.12.21 23:21, Matthew Wilcox wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 11, 2021 at 09:41:59PM +0200, Anssi Hannula wrote:
>> Documentation/vm/overcommit-accounting.rst says that the overcommit
>> amount can be set via vm.overcommit_ratio and vm.overcommit_kbytes.
>>
>> Add a clarification that those only take effect in overcommit handling
>> mode 2 ("Don't overcommit"), i.e. they do not act as an "additional"
>> limit that is always enforced.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Anssi Hannula <anssi.hannula@iki.fi>
>> ---
>
> Simple and clear improvement, IMO. Cc'ing linux-mm to get more eyes on
> it.

As I had the same idea to just make this clearer in the context of
advanced documentation for virtio-mem, so I approve :)

Reviewed-by: David Hildenbrand <david@redhat.com>

--
Thanks,

David / dhildenb

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