[lkml]   [1999]   [Jan]   [9]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: [PATCH] MM fix & improvement
Linus Torvalds <> writes:

> On 9 Jan 1999, Zlatko Calusic wrote:
> >
> > OK, here it goes. Patch is unbelievably small, and improvement is
> > BIG.
> Looks good. Especially the fact that once again performance got a lot
> better by _removing_ some silly heuristics that didn't actually work.

Yes, that's the thing that I like with changes, too.
Let's remove anything that can be removed. :)

I'm just looking into buffer reference issue you mentioned.

I already noticed that part of code that was dealing with buffer
reference in shrink_mmap() disappeared some time ago. But I didn't
have a slightest clue that fs/buffer.c survived such mass deletia, as
one I just found in there. :)

I'll implement simple buffer->page reference functionality, benchmark
it and let you know what I've found.

At this point, I think it will improve things, but let's wait and see.


To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:49    [W:0.054 / U:0.448 seconds]
©2003-2018 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site