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SubjectRe: Plain 2.4.5 VM

On Wed, 30 May 2001, Rik van Riel wrote:

> On Wed, 30 May 2001, Marcelo Tosatti wrote:
>
> > The problem is that we allow _every_ task to age pages on the system
> > at the same time --- this is one of the things which is fucking up.
>
> This should not have any effect on the ratio of cache
> reclaiming vs. swapout use, though...

Sure, who said that ? :)

The current discussion between Mike/Jonathan and me is about the aging
issue.

>
> > The another problem is that don't limit the writeout in the VM.
>
> This is a big problem too, but also unrelated to the
> impossibility of balancing cache vs. swap in the current
> scheme.

...


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