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SubjectRe: [PATCH] [2.4.17/18pre] VM and swap - it's really unusable
On Mon, 31 Dec 2001 11:14:04 -0600
"M.H.VanLeeuwen" <vanl@megsinet.net> wrote:

> [...]
> vmscan patch:
>
> a. instead of calling swap_out as soon as max_mapped is reached, continue to
try> to free pages. this reduces the number of times we hit
try_to_free_pages() and> swap_out().

I experimented with this some time ago, but found out it hit performance and
(to my own surprise) did not do any good at all. Have you tried this
stand-alone/on top of the rest to view its results?

Regards,
Stephan

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