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SubjectRe: /proc/sys/vm/freepages not writable.
On Tue, Sep 19, 2000 at 04:52:25AM -0300, Rik van Riel wrote:
> > I don't like self tuning algorithms for this case, because they
> > tend to cause a disruption on the first spike (e.g. causing lots
> > of packets dropped first until the VM can adapt). When the admin
> > says "I don't care if 10MB are wasted, I want it this way"
> > explicitely he should get his will.
>
> Indeed, you are right. I'll add this feature shortly.

It would be nice if you could do it via freepages again, then documentation
would not need to be rewriten. Even if some of the numbers are meaningless
now, e.g. the middle number could give a goal for the VM.


-Andi

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