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SubjectRe: [BUG] Error reading multiple large files
On Wed, 9 Jan 2002, Roy Sigurd Karlsbakk wrote:

> > you really should try akpm's "[patch, CFT] improved disk read latency"
> > patch. it sounds almost perfect for your application.

> It seemed like it helped first, but after a while, some 99 processes
> went Defunct, and locked. After this, the total 'bi' as reported from
> vmstat went down to ~ 900kB per sec
>
> What should I do?

I've done a little bit of low memory testing with my -rmap
VM patch, the system seems to be working just fine with 8MB
of RAM ...

If you have the time, could you try the following patch ?

http://surriel.com/patches/2.4/2.4.17-rmap-11a


regards,

Rik
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"Linux holds advantages over the single-vendor commercial OS"
-- Microsoft's "Competing with Linux" document

http://www.surriel.com/ http://distro.conectiva.com/

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