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    SubjectRe: swap cache
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    "Paul R. Wilson" <wilson@cs.utexas.edu> 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.
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