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SubjectRe: Buffer management - interesting idea
On Fri, 15 Jun 2001, Ivan Schreter wrote:

> In 2Q, when a page is present in LRU queue, you move it to the front of
> LRU queue as usual. Otherwise, if it is in memory, it must be in A1 queue
> (the FIFO one), so you DON'T do anything. When the page is NOT in memory,
> you load it conditionally to Am LRU queue (if it is present in A1out
> queue) or to A1 queue (FIFO), if not.
> It gets interesting when you need to swap out a page from memory. When the
> size of A1 FIFO is greater than limit (e.g., 10% of buffer space), a page
> from A1 is swapped out (and put into A1out list), otherwise a page from Am
> LRU is swapped out (and NOT put into A1out, since it hasn't been accessed
> for long time).

This description has me horribly confused. Do you have
any pointers to state diagrams of this thing? ;)


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