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SubjectRe: [VM] 2.4.14/15-pre4 too "swap-happy"?
On Thu, 15 Nov 2001, janne wrote:

> to followup to my previous post: i don't know how the current code
> works, but perhaps there should be some logic added to check the
> percentage of total mem used for cache before swapping out.

No.

> like, if memory is full and there's less than 10% of total mem used for
> cache, then start swapping out. not if ~90% is already used for cache.. :)

Numbers like this don't work. You may have a very large and very hot
cache.. you may also have a very large and hot gob of anonymous pages.

-Mike

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