lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2002]   [Jan]   [14]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
From
SubjectRe: [2.4.17/18pre] VM and swap - it's really unusable
Date
On January 14, 2002 01:46 am, Bill Davidsen wrote:
> Finally, I doubt that any of this will address my biggest problem with
> Linux, which is that as memory gets cheap a program doing significant disk
> writing can get buffers VERY full (perhaps a while CD worth) before the
> kernel decides to do the write, at which point the system becomes
> non-responsive for seconds at a time while the disk light comes on and
> stays on. That's another problem, and I did play with some patches this
> weekend without making myself really happy :-( Another topic,
> unfortunately.

Patience, the problem is understood and there will be a fix in the 2.5
timeframe.

--
Daniel
-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:15    [from the cache]
©2003-2011 Jasper Spaans