Subject: Re: current got 'swappier'/slower.
To: None <>
From: Juan RP <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/06/2004 00:30:24
On Tue, 6 Jan 2004 09:27:54 +1000
George Michaelson <> wrote:

> I know this kind of non-specific whinge is (worse than) useless, but the new
> mem
> alloc/kernel thing seems to suck. laptop user, current as of 2-3 days ago.
> 256Mb
> memory.
> Perry went over my sysctl vm settings at last IETF, and my kernel config, so I
> don't think I have anything majorly bogus there. 
> Can somebody explain what the *intent* of the changes was? Because its not
> been
> a net overall improvement for interactive X11 sole desktop usage.
> I'd be inclined to say I'm the fourth or fifth 'me too' response about issues
> with this change.

Agreed, with the new buffer cache implementation, my system is getting
swap all the time... and it seems is slower than before...

Juan RP <juan AT xtraeme DOT unixbsd DOT org>