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The "Memory Folios" Work Continues - Improving Linux Performance, 7% Faster Kernel Builds

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  • nsneck
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    Interesting and impressive work. Of course looking forward to many more patchsets, with this maybe landing next year.

    Why does this require separate patches to XFS, and why has this only been done for XFS? From the patches this seems to touch just the kernels memory management side, do filesystems really need separate logic for new MM paths?

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  • The "Memory Folios" Work Continues - Improving Linux Performance, 7% Faster Kernel Builds

    Phoronix: The "Memory Folios" Work Continues - Improving Linux Performance, 7% Faster Kernel Builds

    Matthew Wilcox of Oracle today sent out his latest patch series implementing the new "memory folios" type for the Linux kernel in an effort to improve Linux memory management and allow for better efficiency that ultimately translates into measurable performance gains...

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