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SubjectRe: [RFT][PATCH] mm: drop behind
On 7/9/07, Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org> wrote:
> Use the read-ahead code to provide hints to page reclaim.
>
> This patch has the potential to solve the streaming-IO trashes my
> desktop problem.
>
> It tries to aggressively reclaim pages that were loaded in a strong
> sequential pattern and have been consumed. Thereby limiting the damage
> to the current resident set.

Interesting...

Would it make sense to tie this into (finally) making
POSIX_FADV_NOREUSE something more than a noop?


Tim
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