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Re: Prefer pageing to swapping
On Sat, Jul 05, 2008 at 11:10:33AM +0200, Alan Barrett wrote:
> On Fri, 04 Jul 2008, Andrew Doran wrote:
> > I notice that ftp.netbsd.org is swapping even when not paging. This patch
> > changes the pagedaemon to prefer paging to swapping, and ups the minimum
> > free limit.
> > http://www.netbsd.org/~ad/pdaemon.diff
> It has comments saying "try to keep 0.5% of available RAM free", but I
> think it will actually try to keep 0.5% * NCPU.
Which isn't going to be a good idea with >200 CPU :-)
David Laight: david%l8s.co.uk@localhost
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