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SubjectRe: 2.6.0-test9 - poor swap performance on low end machines
On Thu, 30 Oct 2003 22:57:23 -0500, Rik van Riel wrote:
> On Wed, 29 Oct 2003, Chris Vine wrote:
>
> > However, on a low end machine (200MHz Pentium MMX uniprocessor with only 32MB
> > of RAM and 70MB of swap) I get poor performance once extensive use is made of
> > the swap space.
>
> Could you try the patch Con Kolivas posted on the 25th ?
>
> Subject: [PATCH] Autoregulate vm swappiness cleanup

I suppose it will show some improvement but fail to get performance
anywhere near 2.4 -- at least that's what my own tests found. I've been
working on a break-down of where we're losing it.
Bottom line: It's not simply a price we pay for feature X or Y. It's
all over the map, and thus no single patch can possibly fix it.

Roger
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