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SubjectRe: Linux 2.4.1-ac7

Hello Rik , As an aside to the below conversation .
Is there a URL/doc/... that gives basic tuning examples
for various types workloads ? Tia , JimL

On Sat, 10 Feb 2001, Rik van Riel wrote:
...snip...
> > It's still reluctant to shrink cache. I'm hitting I/O saturation
> > at 20 jobs vs 30 with ac5. (difference seems to be the delta in
> > space taken by cache.. ~same space shows as additional swap volume).
>
> Indeed, to "fix" that we'll need to work at refill_inactive().
>
> However, I am very much against tuning the VM for one particular
> workload. If you can show me that this problem also happens under
> other workloads we can work at changing it, but I don't think it's
...snip...
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