Subject: Re: memory tester shows up swap/page tuning bug [was Re: BUFFERCACHE,
To: None <>
From: John S. Dyson <>
List: tech-kern
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... :-).