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From: Colonel <>
In-reply-to: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0104232030480.1264-100000@freak.distro.conectiva>
(message from Marcelo Tosatti on Mon, 23 Apr 2001 20:31:12 -0300
Subject: Re: 2.4.4-pre6 : THANKS! very snappy here [nt]
References: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0104232030480.1264-100000@freak.distro.conectiva>

Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2001 20:31:12 -0300 (BRT)
From: Marcelo Tosatti <>
X-Sender: marcelo@freak.distro.conectiva

Just as curiosity --- did it got faster in pre5 ?

On Mon, 23 Apr 2001, Colonel wrote:

> but since you read it, system seems like it's running twice as fast

Actually, it made not be pre6. I patched the kernel per some thread
on LKML a few days before, but had not had the opportunity to reboot
and run it until pre6. The patch was :

--- linux/mm/page_alloc.c.~1~ Tue Mar 20 15:05:46 2001
+++ linux/mm/page_alloc.c Sat Apr 21 19:01:47 2001
@@ -454,7 +454,6 @@
if (gfp_mask & __GFP_WAIT) {
- wakeup_bdflush(0);
goto try_again;

It would make more sense that the above change was responsible for the

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