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SubjectRe: swap cache
"Paul R. Wilson" <> said:
> If it is true that the dominant cost of paging is in seeks (and
> that seems likely) then a compressed page cache is a good idea;
> it's easy to compress and uncompress a page many times faster
> than a seek.

... thus grinding the whole system to a halt (The CPU can not be used by
other processes in the meantime!).

This whole thread is domitated by "one process at a time" thinking.
Dr. Horst H. von Brand
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