Re: [PATCH] dcache 2nd chance replacement

Rik van Riel (
Wed, 3 Jan 2001 21:09:01 -0200 (BRDT)

On Wed, 3 Jan 2001, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 03, 2001 at 05:47:39PM -0200, Rik van Riel wrote:
> > Not really. Under very high VFS loads we'd just scan
> > through the list twice and free the entries anyway.
> You're obviously wrong.
> The higher was the load, the faster your working set was getting
> dropped from the dcache. (with the patch the working set will
> have a chance to remains in cache also with polluting going on
> instead,

> The example with only pollution in the cache doesn't make sense,

Ever heard of slocate / updatedb ?



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