> > knobs. It just won't happen. Fixing VM behavior is the only way. It has to
> > work satisfactorily _without_ tuning.
> Thats something you will never achieve. Virtual memory is about heuristics,
> crystal ball gazing and guesswork. There are always some workloads where you
> want little caching and some where you want lots of caching - such as a
> You can make it right for most people but the last few percent you
> will always get by tuning knobs - either directly or via GUI tools like
Thank you, Alan!! Now if the *other* kernel developers would just buy
into this. :)
-- M. Edward "Give me tuning knobs or give me death" Borasky
firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.borasky-research.net "The Few! The Proud! The Tweakers!"
The American people are tired of being told what the American people are tired of.
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