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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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