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SubjectRe: [with-PATCH-really] highmem deadlock removal, balancing & cleanup
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> On Fri, 25 May 2001, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> > On Fri, 25 May 2001, Rik van Riel wrote:
> > >
> > > OK, shoot me. Here it is again, this time _with_ patch...
> >
> > I'm not going to apply this as long as it plays experimental games with
> > "shrink_icache()" and friends. I haven't seen anybody comment on the
> > performance on this,
>
> Yeah, I guess the way Linux 2.2 balances things is way too
> experimental ;)

Compared to the 2.0 performance - yes. 2.0 is faster than 2.2 is twice the
speed of 2.4 starting X and the session apps on my MediaGX box with 64Mb

But Linus is right I think - VM changes often prove 'interesting'. Test it in
-ac , gets some figures for real world use then plan further


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