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    SubjectRe: 2.6.0-test9 - poor swap performance on low end machines
    On Thu, 30 Oct 2003 22:57:23 -0500, Rik van Riel wrote:
    > On Wed, 29 Oct 2003, Chris Vine wrote:
    > > However, on a low end machine (200MHz Pentium MMX uniprocessor with only 32MB
    > > of RAM and 70MB of swap) I get poor performance once extensive use is made of
    > > the swap space.
    > Could you try the patch Con Kolivas posted on the 25th ?
    > Subject: [PATCH] Autoregulate vm swappiness cleanup

    I suppose it will show some improvement but fail to get performance
    anywhere near 2.4 -- at least that's what my own tests found. I've been
    working on a break-down of where we're losing it.
    Bottom line: It's not simply a price we pay for feature X or Y. It's
    all over the map, and thus no single patch can possibly fix it.

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