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SubjectRe: [patch] adjustments to dirty memory thresholds
On Wed, 28 Aug 2002, Andrew Morton wrote:

> But sigh. Pointlessly scanning zillions of dirty pages and doing
> nothing with them is dumb. So much better to go for a FIFO snooze on a
> per-zone waitqueue, be woken when some memory has been cleansed.

But not per-zone, since many (most?) allocations can be satisfied
from multiple zones. Guess what 2.4-rmap has had for ages ?

Interested in a port for 2.5 on top of 2.5.32-mm2 ? ;)

[I'll mercilessly increase your patch queue since it doesn't show
any sign of ever shrinking anyway]

cheers,

Rik
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