Subject: Re: memory tester shows up swap/page tuning bug [was Re: BUFFERCACHE,
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: John S. Dyson <email@example.com>
Date: 09/15/1996 20:44:13
> > I've looked at the 4.4-Lite2 VM changes and nothing leaps out as being
> > related to this. Does anyone (Mike Hibler, perhaps, or any of the
> > FreeBSD people) recognize these symptoms at all? It's a very annoying
> > bug, to say the least....
> Try this. Sleeping on lbolt is a bit bogus. Waking up on vm_pages_needed
> is likely more correct, with a timeout of some reasonable amount of time.
> (I don't know what the hz variable is on NetBSD, so I just filled in a
> number.) No guarantees -- this fix (if I think what the problem is)
> is not quite correct. A correct fix is much much more complex :-).
Sorry, but my mailer screwed up, and I resent the message a couple of times.
Did not mean to offend, but to help... :-).