Yes, it was exactly my goal :)
>This is direct contrast with the basic assumption on which
>VM and CPU caches are built ;)
Indeed, it put strain the VM by a pseudo random-sequential access pattern.
>I wonder how eg. merge sort would perform ...
It would perform better, but merge sort doesn't trash the system :)
I wanted to test the system in trashing conditions.
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