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SubjectRe: [patch][rfc][rft] vm throughput 2.4.2-ac4
On Thu, 1 Mar 2001, Chris Evans wrote:
> On Thu, 1 Mar 2001, Rik van Riel wrote:
>
> > True. I think we want something in-between our ideas...
> ^^^^^^^
> > a while. This should make it possible for the disk reads to
> ^^^^^^
>
> Oh dear.. not more "vm design by waving hands in the air". Come
> on people, improve the vm by careful profiling, tweaking and
> benching, not by throwing random patches in that seem cool in
> theory.

Actually, this was more of "vm design by looking at what
the FreeBSD folks did, why it didn't work and how they
fixed it after 2 years of testing various things".

Rik
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