RE: SGA Free memory

Hi Jonathan, 

>    loop
>        detach some items from end of library cache LRU
>        distribute items to shared pool free list - coalescing where
possible
>        check for large enough chunk on free list
>        return if allocation succeeds
>    end loop
>
>    There may be a limit on the number of times round the loop -

Apparently the limit is 5 iterations (see Russell Green, OOW Sep. 2005)

Regards,
Luca

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Luca Canali
Information Technology Department
European Organization for Nuclear Research
CERN                 
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