Re: [PATCH] 2.4.9-ac15 painfully sluggish

Roberto Orenstein (
Wed, 26 Sep 2001 10:54:10 -0300

Rik van Riel wrote:

> On Tue, 25 Sep 2001, Pau Aliagas wrote:
>> The problem seems to be related in pages not moved to swap but
>> being discarded somehow and reread later on.... just a guess.
> I've made a small patch to 2.4.9-ac15 which should make
> page_launder() smoother, make some (very minor) tweaks
> to page aging and updates various comments in vmscan.c
> It's below this email and at:
> Since I failed to break 2.4.9-ac15 with this patch following
> the instructions given to me by others, it would be nice to
> know if the thing can still break on your machines.
> Please test,

Test done, and it seems just fine.
The problem vanish away. Didn't trigger anymore, on my machine.



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