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SubjectRe: 2.6.0-test9 - poor swap performance on low end machines
On Wed, Dec 10, 2003 at 11:23:55PM +0100, Roger Luethi wrote:
> Level of overcommitment? What kind of criteria is that supposed to be?
> You can have 10x overcommit and not thrash at all, if most of the memory
> is allocated and filled but never referenced again. IOW, I can't derive
> an algorithm from your handwaving <g>.

There is no handwaving; the answer is necessarily ambiguous.

-- wli
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