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SubjectRe: 2.4.11pre4 swapping out all over the place
On Sat, 6 Oct 2001, Simon Kirby wrote:

> 2.4.11pre4 is swapping out on me while burning a CD at 4x.
> 2.4.11pre2 (or maybe it was pre1) seemed to be a lot better.
> 2.4.10pre10 still seems to be the best for me so far...

I can confirm that in 2.4.11-pre4, the used-once pages are causing
page-out activity, as opposed to 2.4.11-pre2 which did not. Streaming i/o
performce is down, and so is the interactive responsiveness (a lot). To
reproduce, run

dd if=/dev/hde1 of=/dev/null bs=4k

This should not produce paging. The block size is not important.

/Tobias

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