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SubjectRe: 2.6.8.1-ck4
On Sun, 22 Aug 2004, Con Kolivas wrote:
>> Added since 2.6.8.1-ck3:
>> +mapped_watermark.diff

On Wed, Aug 25, 2004 at 04:22:32PM -0400, Rik van Riel wrote:
> Sounds like a bad idea for file servers ;)
> Wouldn't it be better to lazily move these cached pages to
> a "cached" list like the BSDs have, and reclaim it immediately
> when the memory is needed for something else ?
> It should be easy enough to keep the cached data around and
> still have the cache pages easily reclaimable.

This will be unmapped and clean; but that's not certain to be enough.
We must ask at what cost comes aggressive caching.


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