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SubjectRe: [BUG] Error reading multiple large files :-)
Thanks, guys!

This actually solved the problem, and even gave me a little increase in
read speed as a bonus.

Is this somehow planned for a 2.4 merge?

roy

On Wed, 9 Jan 2002, Rik van Riel wrote:

> 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
> --
> "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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Roy Sigurd Karlsbakk, MCSE, MCNE, CLS, LCA

Computers are like air conditioners.
They stop working when you open Windows.

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