Subject: Re: Virtual Memory Subsystem
To: Wolfgang Solfrank <email@example.com>
From: John Dyson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/26/1996 11:24:17
> > 2) Allow the pageout daemon to block at the right times. (If the
> > paging device is overloaded, it doesn't help to start freeing
> > useful pages.) -- this is partially addressed by the tsleep mod.
> Correct me if I'm wrong, but the tsleep mod actually results in more useful
> pages being freed instead of less, doesn't it?
I stand corrected... It wasn't waking up often enough, and now is probably
doing so too often. Sorry for my misinformation (I believe that the statement
that I made might have been true in Net/2.) I hate it when I am wrong :-).
(I just checked my copy of the Lite/2 sources for the definitive answer.)