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SubjectRe: [patch] 4GB I/O, cut three
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Rik van Riel <riel@conectiva.com.br> writes:

> On Wed, 30 May 2001 andrea@e-mind.com wrote:
>
> > btw, I think such heuristic is horribly broken ;), the highmem zone
> > simply needs to be balanced if it is under the pages_low mark, just
> > skipping it and falling back into the normal zone that happens to be
> > above the low mark is the wrong thing to do.
>
> 2.3.51 did this, we all know the result.

Just a note,
I remember the 2.3.51 kernel as the most usable kernel I ever used
talking about VM.

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