On Tue, 2023-10-03 at 01:45 -0500, Haitao Huang wrote:
> > 
> > Btw, probably a dumb question:
> > 
> > Theoretically if you only need to find a victim enclave you don't need  
> > to put VA
> > pages to the unreclaimable list, because those VA pages will be freed  
> > anyway
> > when enclave is killed.  So keeping VA pages in the list is for  
> > accounting all
> > the pages that the cgroup is having?
> Yes basically tracking them in cgroups as they are allocated.
> VAs and SECS may also come and go as swapping/unswapping happens. But if a  
> cgroup is OOM, and all reclaimables are gone (swapped out), it'd have to  
> reclaim VAs/SECs in the same cgroup starting from the front of the LRU  
> list. To reclaim a VA/SECS, it identifies the enclave from the owner of  
> the VA/SECS page and kills it, as killing enclave is the only way to  
> reclaim VA/SECS pages.

To kill enclave you just need to track SECS in  the unreclaimable list.  

Only when you want to account the total EPC pages via some list you _probably_
need to track VA as well.  But I am not quite sure about this either.

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