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SubjectRe: MM/VM todo list
On Fri, 5 Jan 2001, Marcelo Tosatti wrote:
> On Fri, 5 Jan 2001, Rik van Riel wrote:
>
> > here is a TODO list for the memory management area of the
> > Linux kernel, with both trivial things that could be done
> > for later 2.4 releases and more complex things that really
> > have to be 2.5 things.
> >
> > Most of these can be found on http://linux24.sourceforge.net/ too
> >
> > Trivial stuff:
> > * VM: better IO clustering for swap (and filesystem) IO
> > * Marcelo's swapin/out clustering code
> * Swap space preallocation at try_to_swap_out()
>
> > * ->writepage() IO clustering support
>
> Hum, IMO this should be in the "2.5" list because

The non-trivial part of improved IO clustering should be a
2.5 thing indeed, but I'm not convinced there aren't any
trivial things left which can give us a nice improvement
now (and for the whole 2.4 series).

regards,

Rik
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