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SubjectRe: Odd swap behavior in 2.1.60
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On Thu, 30 Oct 1997 14:13:34 -0500, you wrote:

> These messages are harmless by themselves, as they just indicate the
> number of unused dentries was getting too big. Maybe they're triggered
> by whatever caused the swapping?
>

I deal with *large* images. A 5000x6700 RGBA image takes up a lot of room. The
d_alloc messages don't appear until after all the swapping.


>
> This one is interesting, as it could indicate that the system is losing
> track of which pages are swapped. (Maybe that's why it asked for your
> second swapfile?)
>
> I just reposted a patch that may have some bearing on this -- could you
> give it a test?
>
> Regards,
> Bill
>

Sure. What's the name on the patch?



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