Subject: Re: UBC and occasional-use apps
To: Perry E. Metzger <>
From: Chuck Silvers <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/28/2001 08:45:00
yea, the shared library issue has been on my list for a long time,
I'll move it closer to the top.


On Sat, Oct 27, 2001 at 11:09:55AM -0400, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> Chuck Silvers <> writes:
> > I've attached an updated and simplified version of lars' patch.
> > we still want to enforce the minimum limits for different type of pages
> > even if we don't reuse non-vnode pages very quickly.
> > 
> > could folks please try this out and post your impressions of how effective
> > it is at avoiding the bad behaviour that we currently see?
> One problem is that we still incorrectly account for shared library
> pages as though they were file pages, which results in them getting
> nuked quickly (especially when we are dealing with huge shared libs
> like the ones for mozilla). Simply fixing that bug would be a giant
> win.
> .pm
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