Re: [RFC PATCH] mm: Add reclaim type to memory.reclaim

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On Sun, Feb 25, 2024 at 07:42:04PM +0800, Yafang Shao wrote:
> In our container environment, we've observed that certain containers may
> accumulate more than 40GB of slabs, predominantly negative dentries. These
> negative dentries remain unreclaimed unless there is memory pressure. Even
> after the containers exit, these negative dentries persist. To manage disk
> storage efficiently, we employ an agent that identifies container images
> eligible for destruction once all instances of that image exit.

I understand why you've written this patch, but we really do need to fix
this for non-container workloads.  See also:

I'm sure theer have been many other threads on this over the years.

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