BTW, didn't your patch go into -pre5? Or is there an additional mod in
-pre6 that we should try?
-- Ken. email@example.com
On Mon, Nov 19, 2001 at 10:07:58AM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote: | | On Mon, 19 Nov 2001, Sebastian Dröge wrote: | > Hi, | > I couldn't answer ealier because I had some problems with my ISP | > the heavy swapping problem while burning a cd is solved in pre6aa1 | > but if you want i can do some statistics tommorow | | Well, pre6aa1 performs really badly exactly because it by default doesn't | swap enough even on _normal_ loads because Andrea is playing with some | tuning (and see the bad results of that tuning in the VM testing by | firstname.lastname@example.org). | | So the pre6aa1 numbers are kind of suspect - lack of swapping may not be | due to fixing the problem, but due to bad tuning. | | Does plain pre6 solve it? Plain pre6 has a fix where a locked shared | memory area would previously cause unnecessary swapping, and maybe the CD | burning buffer is using shmlock.. | | Linus | | - | To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in | the body of a message to email@example.com | More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html | Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/ - 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/