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SubjectRe: page_launder() on 2.4.9/10 issue
On Thu, 6 Sep 2001, Alan Cox wrote:

> > Just use two limits:
> > * Time: After some time (say two seconds), we can always afford to write it
> > out=20
> > * Queue filling: After it has a certain size, it's worth doing a writing.
>
> Both debatable and both I can find counter cases for - think about a
> shared memory database with multiple game clients using it (eg the
> older AberMUD codebase). Writing that to disk is counterproductive

This is only for pages on the inactive_dirty list, though;
ie pages we want to evict from memory with the minimal amount
of work possible ;)

regards,

Rik
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