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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Autoregulate vm swappiness cleanup


Con Kolivas wrote:

> Nick Piggin wrote:
>
>>
>> Hi Con,
>> If this indeed makes VM behaviour better, why not just merge the
>> calculation
>> with the swap_tendancy calculation and leave vm_swappiness there as a
>> tunable?
>
>
> Because the whole point of it is to remove the tunable and make it
> auto tuning. We could do away with the vm_swappiness variable
> altogether too (which I would actually prefer to do) but this leaves
> it intact to see what the vm is doing.


Right. This just had me a bit confused. No worries.


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