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SubjectRe: [ck] swap prefetching merge plans
On 3/23/06, Con Kolivas <kernel@kolivas.org> wrote:
> On Thu, 23 Mar 2006 03:53 pm, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > A look at the -mm lineup for 2.6.17:
>
> > mm-implement-swap-prefetching.patch
> > mm-implement-swap-prefetching-fix.patch
> > mm-implement-swap-prefetching-tweaks.patch
>
> > Still don't have a compelling argument for this, IMO.
>
> For those users who feel they do have a compelling argument for it, please
> speak now or I'll end up maintaining this in -ck only forever. I've come to
> depend on it with my workloads now so I'm never dropping it. There's no point
> me explaining how it is useful yet again, though, because I just end up
> looking like I'm handwaving. It seems a shame for it not to be available to
> all linux users.

It makes my desktop usable in the morning for sure, I feel that it
makes difference to me.

Best regards,
--
[]s,

André Goddard
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