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SubjectRe: 2.4.1pre8 slowdown on dbench tests
On Fri, Jan 19 2001, Andi Kleen wrote:
> > Yes I agree, that values should probably be tweaked a bit. I'll
> > try and squeeze some testing in to generate the best possible
> > values.
> Please also add a sysctl. I always feel uncomfortable with such hardcoded
> heuristics. There tends to be always another workload where the heuristic
> fails and manual tuning is useful.

Sure, we can do that. But it should only really make a difference
for low memory machines, otherwise the numbers wouldn't change
so much. So the limits are not really that important, and only
need to be in the ball park.

* Jens Axboe <>
* SuSE Labs
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