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SubjectRe: 2.6.23-rc1-mm2 (vm-dont-run-touch_buffer-during-buffercache-lookups.patch)
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On Wed, 2007-01-08 at 00:46 -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:

> Or you could do something more real-worldly like start up OO, firefox and
> friends, then run /etc/cron.daily/everything and see what the
> before-and-after effects are. The aggregate info we're looking for is
> captured in /proc/meminfo: swapped, Mapped, Cached, Buffers.

IMO it will be harder to come with reproducible numbers, everyone
desktop is different, as their filesystem contents.

Anyway I will cook up something and post it. It might be useful for
others to understand the updatedb problem.

I intend to try only this specific patch not the full -mm, is there any
other patch I need to apply too?


- Eric


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