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SubjectRe: Disk performance degradation
Stefano Rivoir <s.rivoir@gts.it> wrote:
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> > How much more memory is X using when DRI is loaded?
>
> Here attached you'll find the vmstats, 2.4.21, 2.6.0 with DRI and 2.6.0
> w/o DRI. 2.4.21 and 2.6.0-nodri are more or less the same...

wow, it seems to have taken 24 megabytes.

You may get nicer performance out of that little machine by decreasing
/proc/sys/vm/swappiness. I have the feeling that the current default of
60% is about right for 256M machines, but too small for larger machines,
too large for smaller machines. I use 85% on a 1G desktop machine.


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