After a machine has been running for some time, its memory can get fragmented and so large contiguous memory chunks are really hard to come by. Compaction is a kernel mechanism that aims to make contiguous chunks available by re-organizing the memory pages.
Goal for this Hackweek
I would like to look into the recent implementation of compaction code and document how it works.
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This project is part of:
Hack Week 20
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