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SubjectRe: MM patches against 2.5.31
On Mon, Aug 26, 2002 at 02:31:57PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> I like the magical-removal-just-before-free, and my gut feel is that
> it'll provide a cleaner end result.

For the record, I'd rather see explicite removal everwhere. We received
a number of complaints along the lines of "I run my app immediately after
system startup, and it's fast, but the second time it's slower" due to
the lazy page reclaim in early 2.4. Until there's a way to make LRU
scanning faster than page allocation, it can't be lazy.

-ben
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