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SubjectRe: Very aggressive swapping after 2 hours rest
On Tue, 19 Sep 2000, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 19, 2000 at 05:29:29AM -0300, Rik van Riel wrote:
> > 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?
>
> You _must_ do that _only_ for the swap_cache, that's a specific
> issue of the swap_cache during swapout (notenote: not during
> swapin!).

Which part of "why" did you not understand?

I see no reason why we should not do the same trick for
mmap()ed pages and maybe other memory too...

regards,

Rik
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