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SubjectRe: [2.4.17/18pre] VM and swap - it's really unusable
On Sat Jan 12, 2002 at 12:23:09PM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
> Ed Sweetman wrote:
> >
> > If you want to test the preempt kernel you're going to need something that
> > can find the mean latancy or "time to action" for a particular program or
> > all programs being run at the time and then run multiple programs that you
> > would find on various peoples' systems. That is the "feel" people talk
> > about when they praise the preempt patch.
> Right. And that is precisely why I created the "mini-ll" patch. To
> give the improved "feel" in a way which is acceptable for merging into
> the 2.4 kernel.
> And guess what? Nobody has tested the damn thing, so it's going
> nowhere.

I've tested it. I've been running it on my box for the last
several days. Works just great. My box has been quite solid
with it and I've not seen anything to prevent your sending it
to Marcelo for 2.4.18...


Erik B. Andersen
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