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SubjectRe: page_launder() on 2.4.9/10 issue
On 28 Aug 2001, Andi Kleen wrote:

> Regarding kswapd in 2.4.9:
> At least something seems to be broken in it. I did run some 900MB processes
> on a 512MB machine with 2.4.9 and kswapd took between 70 and 90% of the CPU
> time.

Well yes, if you never wait on IO synchronously kswapd turns
into one big busy-loop. But we knew that, it was even written
down in the comments in vmscan.c ;)


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