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SubjectRe: [PATCH] 2.4.6-pre2 page_launder() improvements
On Sun, Jun 10, 2001 at 01:40:44AM -0300, Rik van Riel wrote:
> [Request For Testers ... patch below]
>
> Hi,
>
> during my holidays I've written the following patch (forward-ported
> to 2.4.6-pre2 and improved a tad today), which implements these
> improvements to page_launder():
>
> YMMV, please test it. If it works great for everybody I'd like
> to get this improvement merged into the next -pre kernel.

I forgot about vmstat, but this is -ac12, anecdotal evidence - my system
(weak) performs far better under heavy load (mpg123 nice'd to -20 + apt/dpkg
+ gcc), than with vanilla -ac12. To get it to compile on -ac, just hand-hack
in the patch, and s/CAN_GET_IO/can_get_io_locks/ in vmscan.c.

:) d

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Daniel Stone <daniel@kabuki.openfridge.net> <daniel@kabuki.sfarc.net>
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