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SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH] Re: Linux 2.4.4-ac10
On Sun, May 20, 2001 at 05:29:49AM +0200, Mike Galbraith wrote:
> I'm not sure why that helps. I didn't put it in as a trick or
> anything though. I put it in because it didn't seem like a
> good idea to ever have more cleaned pages than free pages at a
> time when we're yammering for help.. so I did that and it helped.

The rationale for this is easy: free pages is wasted memory,
clean pages is hot, clean cache. The best state a cache can be in.


Ingo Oeser
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