Partition linux page cache for each VM

Chirag Chauhan chirag.holmes at
Thu Apr 25 17:31:52 EDT 2019

On Thu, Apr 25, 2019 at 10:57 PM Greg KH <greg at> wrote:

> On Thu, Apr 25, 2019 at 07:06:54PM +0530, Chirag Chauhan wrote:
> > Hey,
> >
> > I need to modify pagecache such that each VM gets their own LRU list and
> > eviction is done from that list.
> Odd, please step back, why have you determined that this is something
> that you have to do?  Were you told to do this by someone?  Is this a
> homework assignment?  What problems are you thinking that this might
> help with?

I have selected this as a course project for a course on virtualization.
Doing this will reduce the performance interference between virtual

> And please define "VM" here, what exactly is that?  A KVM image?  Xen?
> Hyper-V?  Something else?
Yes, a KVM image.

> thanks,
> greg k-h

Thank you.

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