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SubjectRe: [patch] voluntary-preempt-2.6.9-rc1-bk12-R6
On Iau, 2004-09-09 at 21:05, Andrew Morton wrote:
> I did a patch a while back which switches the swapspace allocator over to
> perform program-virtual-address clustering, but it didn't help much in
> brief testing and I haven't got back onto it.
> And contrary to my above assertion, I don't think it'll help latency ;)

I would still expect the only thing to materially improve swap latency
to be a log structured swap, possibly with a cleaner which tidies
together pages that are referenced together.

You also want contiguous runs of at least 64K and probaly a lot more on
bigger memory systems.

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