Re: Break 2.4 VM in five easy steps
Marc Heckmann (email@example.com)
Wed, 6 Jun 2001 10:41:25 -0400
On Wed, Jun 06, 2001 at 12:16:30PM +1000, Andrew Morton wrote:
> "Jeffrey W. Baker" wrote:
> > Because the 2.4 VM is so broken, and
> > because my machines are frequently deeply swapped,
> The swapoff algorithms in 2.2 and 2.4 are basically identical.
> The problem *appears* worse in 2.4 because it uses lots
> more swap.
exactly, I've seen this on a 2.2.16 box that went deep into swap. Although
it didn't lock up, kswapd was using most of the CPU time during a swapoff.
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to firstname.lastname@example.org
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/