Subject: Re: current got 'swappier'/slower.
To: Thor Lancelot Simon <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Daniel Carosone <email@example.com>
Date: 01/06/2004 10:56:15
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On Mon, Jan 05, 2004 at 06:42:57PM -0500, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
> I just looked at that code again and I'm a bit curious about some aspects
> of it -- such as the use of, essentially, different LRUs for buffers
> of different sizes, which seems a bit bogus -- but I can't see how it
> could possibly cause additional demand for *pageable* memory, which is
> what would be necessary to cause an increase in swap utilization.
WAG: could it somehow not be paying attention to the vm.filemax
watermarks, or not properly marking its pages clean, and thus forcing
the same amount of pre-existing pagable memory into a smaller space?
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