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SubjectRe: Swap
On Tue, 20 Nov 2001, David S. Miller wrote:
> From: Andrew Morton <>
> Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2001 14:23:38 -0800
> Could you please explain further? What's more expensive
> than the copy?
> TLB misses add to the cost, and this overhead is more than
> "noise".

Well, this could have something to do with the fact
that our page fault handler only maps in _1_ page at
a time, so we're trapping into the pagefault handler
every 4kB...

Shortwave goes a long way: #swl

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