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SubjectRe: 2.1.110 freepages.min change
On Wed, 22 Jul 1998 22:27:36 +0200, "Dr. Werner Fink" <> said:

> The change in fs/dcache.c does not look very well because
> as higher the number given to prune_dache in shrink_dcache_memory
> as more the dcache is pruned ... `0' isn't that good is it?

Werner, have you given it a shot? With this fix in place, the
dcache/inode fragmentation issues in 2.1 are very dramatically improved
on low memory. I'm very pleased indeed with this patch: even if it's
only prune_dcache(0), it is still being called much more often when we
get short of memory.


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