Daniel Phillips (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Thu, 19 Sep 2002 09:51:02 +0200
On Monday 16 September 2002 09:15, Andrew Morton wrote:
> A 4x performance regression in heavy dbench testing has been fixed. The
> VM was accidentally being fair to the dbench instances in page reclaim.
> It's better to be unfair so just a few instances can get ahead and submit
> more contiguous IO. It's a silly thing, but it's what I meant to do anyway.
Curious... did the performance hit show anywhere other than dbench?
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