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SubjectRe: MM patches against 2.5.31
On Mon, 26 Aug 2002, Andrew Morton wrote:

> Well we wouldn't want to leave tons of free pages on the LRU - the VM
> would needlessly reclaim pagecache before finding the free pages. And
> higher-order page allocations could suffer.

We did this with the swap cache in 2.4.<7 and it was an
absolute disaster.


Bravely reimplemented by the knights who say "NIH".

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