> Which brings us back to the original question, and answers it: we already
> do all of this, and we do it RIGHT. We optimize for the right things.
... and die under load.
There still are a whole number of things outstanding:
1) true low-memory deadlock prevention (memory reservations?)
2) load control, so we won't die from thrashing
3) better IO clustering, to push the thrashing point out further
-- IA64: a worthy successor to i860.
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