[Intel-gfx] [PATCH] intel: Limit re-use cache size
keithp at keithp.com
Mon Dec 15 18:52:42 PST 2008
On Mon, 2008-12-15 at 17:49 -0800, Eric Anholt wrote:
> On Mon, 2008-12-15 at 15:08 -0800, Keith Packard wrote:
> > This limits reuse to 16MB per cache level to try and reduce application
> > memory consumption.
> Is 16MB based on any measurements at all?
Nope. It's random.
> I don't like this patch. I'd prefer to have us figure out bugs that
> make the cache grow overly large, and free old buffers (which we *still*
> haven't done), instead of having static limits that'll just hide failure
> so that you end up with both poor performance and excessive memory
No argument; I've been using this patch to see what impact it has on
performance, but I'm not strongly in favor of actually using it.
keith.packard at intel.com
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