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SubjectRe: [PATCH *] VM patch for 2.4.0-test8
Martin Josefsson wrote:
> I've been trying to get my machine to swap but that seems hard with this
> new patch :) I have 0kB of swap used after 8h uptime, and I have been
> compiling, moving files between partitions and running md5sum on files
> (that was a big problem before, everything ended up on the active list and
> the swapping started and brought my machine down to a crawl)

No preemptive page-outs?

0kB swap means if you suddenly need a lot of memory, inactive
application pages have to be written to disk first. There are always
inactive application pages.

Maybe the stats are inaccurate.

-- Jamie
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