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SubjectRe: [2.4.17/18pre] VM and swap - it's really unusable
Chris Friesen wrote:
>
> machine. Other possibilities would be running a kernel compile, a
> recursive search for specific file content through the entire filesystem,
> or anything else that is likely to cause problems. It might even be
> someone else in the house logged into it and running stuff over the
> network.

It's not enjoyable late night DVD watching when updatedb fires up at middle
of the movie. Nor when you are trying to record some audio to the disk.
Vanilla kernel really chokes up on those situations. Lowlatency patches help
a lot on this.


- Jussi Laako

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