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    SubjectRe: 2.1.91 swap performance: jerky.
    On Thu, Apr 02, 1998 at 10:03:18AM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
    > > The main problem as far as I see is that while the pages can be quickly
    > > free'd when required, the fragmentation worries me. It needs to be
    > > integrated with the buddy system somehow (ie it should coalesce using the
    > > buddy system, but we could then re-extract the page when required. Or
    > > something).
    > Don't we have enough fragmentation problems and fixes collected in the
    > mm layer now to hint that maybe the right answer post 2.2 is to go from
    > a buddy to zone allocator or similar.

    Shouldn't the fragmentation problems be solved before releasing 2.2?


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