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SubjectRe: lowlatency-2.2.13-A1 questions

On Thu, 2 Dec 1999, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:

> >I think the lowlatency patch is a very useful and important enhancement
> >to the kernel, will it become part of the mainstream kernel source (2.4.x)?
>
> Mots things are just been fixed properly. For example shrink_mmap now has
> a reduced complexity thanks to the LRU-cache and the si_meminfo runs in
> O(1) instead of in O(number_of_phys_pages) etc...

i'd take issue with the 'most' statement, those are just a small part of
the whole lowlatency stuff - but yes, a number of problematic points have
been fixed. I'll release a 2.3 lowlatency patch once we are near 2.4.

-- mingo


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