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SubjectRe: Plain 2.4.5 VM
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...

> 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


Virtual memory is like a game you can't win;
However, without VM there's truly nothing to lose...

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