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SubjectRe: Problems with VM

On 20020215 Alan Cox wrote:
>> as 'normal' ran. Consequently, I will have a machine that has 5M
>> 'normal' RAM, 800M 'cache' RAM and the reset coming out of swap space.
>> I need this 'cache' RAM placed back into the available RAM pool to be
>> used by applications. Is there a patch/kernel configuration that I can
>> change this behavior?
>
>2.4.18-rc1 should fix the worst of that. The rmap patches in 2.4.18-ac
>definitely fix it
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Or oyu can try the next patch from Andrea Arcangeli for the vm, still
to include in mainline. I have adapted it to apply cleanly on plain
2.4.18-rc1:

http://giga.cps.unizar.es/~magallon/linux/2.4.18-rc1-slb1/00-vm-24.gz



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