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SubjectRe: 2.6.0 performance problems
On Tue, 30 Dec 2003, Roger Luethi wrote:

> I bet this is just yet another instance of a problem we've been
> discussing on lkml and linux-mm for several months now (although Linus
> asking for DMA presumably means it's not as well known as I thought
> it was).
>
> Basically, when you need to resort to paging for getting work done on
> 2.6 you're screwed. Your bk export takes a lot more memory than you
> have RAM in your machine, right?

Right. I have 120MB RAM and 256MB swap partition. That corresponds to
the 85 to 90 percent top says I am spending in iowait.
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