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SubjectRe: MM/VM todo list
On Fri, 5 Jan 2001, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 05, 2001 at 02:56:40PM -0200, Marcelo Tosatti wrote:
> > > * VM: experiment with different active lists / aging pages
> > > of different ages at different rates + other page replacement
> > > improvements
> > > * VM: Quality of Service / fairness / ... improvements
> > * VM: Use kiobuf IO in VM instead buffer_head IO.
>
> I'd vote for killing both bufer_head and kiobuf from VM.
> Lokk at my pageio patch - VM doesn't know about the use of kiobufs
> in the filesystem IO...

Could be interesting ... but is it generalised enough to
also work with eg. network IO ?

I won't kill this TODO item until I understand what exactly
you want to achieve and why it would be a good thing (and
until there is some kind of agreement about this idea).

Btw,
http://www.linux.eu.org/Linux-MM/todo.shtml

regards,

Rik
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