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SubjectRe: [patch] vmfixes-2.4.0-test9-B2 - fixing deadlocks
On Mon, Sep 25, 2000 at 07:21:48PM +0200, bert hubert wrote:
> Ok, sorry. Kernel development is proceding at a furious pace and I sometimes
> lose track.

No problem :).

> I seem to remember that people were impressed by classzone, but that the
> implementation was very non-trivial and hard to grok. One of the reasons

Yes. Classzone is certainly more complex.

> There is no such thing as 'under swap'. There are lots of loadpatterns that
> will generate different kinds of memory pressure. Just calling it 'under
> swap' gives entirely the wrong impression.

Sorry for not being precise. I meant one of those load patterns.

> 'rivaling virtual memory' code. Energies spent on Rik's VM will yield far
> higher differential improvement.

I've spent efforts on classzone as well, and since I think it's way superior
approch I'll at least port it on top of 2.4.0-test9 as soon as time
permits to generate some number.

Andrea
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