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SubjectRe: [PATCH] eliminate a truckload of context switches

On 05.13 Rik van Riel wrote:
> On Tue, 8 May 2001, Mike Galbraith wrote:
> > While running a ktrace enabled kernel (IKD), I noticed many useless
> > context switches. The problem is that we continually pester kswapd/
> > kflushd at times when they can't do anything other than go back to
> > sleep. As you'll see below, we do this quite a bit under heavy load.
> I agree, both with your analysis that the context switches
> aren't needed and with the patch you sent to fix it.
> Linus, if it isn't in the kernel yet, please put it in...

If it matters, I have been running it on 2.4.4-ac8 and works fine...

J.A. Magallon # Let the source be with you...
Linux Mandrake release 8.1 (Cooker) for i586
Linux werewolf 2.4.4-ac8 #1 SMP Sat May 12 01:16:37 CEST 2001 i686

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