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SubjectRe: Very aggressive swapping after 2 hours rest
On Sun, 17 Sep 2000, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:

> I don't know the internals of other OSes so I've no idea if that
> was a generic problem or not (guess why I started playing with
> linux: just to finally see the internals of an OS :) thus I
> don't know if this problem is generic or not.

Please take the time to work on your background
knowledge, it would be a good thing for you and
for Linux. You're a smart guy and it's a shame to
see you waste your time reinventing the wheel.

> Just to make sure if we're talking about the same thing, do you
> remeber when I told about the bigger problem under swap in
> 2.4.x? I remeber I explained this to you, SCT and Alexey.

Remember when I explained to you that this was exactly
what I wanted to do in the new VM, except that I didn't
see why we would want to restrict it to swap pages only?

> If you fixed it I'm very happy and I thank you.

If you have the time, please read the source of the new
VM code. It would be nice to have your input on it too.


"What you're running that piece of shit Gnome?!?!"
-- Miguel de Icaza, UKUUG 2000

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