Subject: Re: Virtual Memory Subsystem
To: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
From: Jukka Marin <>
List: port-i386
Date: 11/26/1996 10:15:36
> OpenBSD has a fix. It's sub-optimal but perhaps we could use it
> until a _real_ fix of the VM system is done?

If it fixes the problem and causes no new ones - I vote YES, please.

> I don't understand. 
> There is a fix for that in -current, and has been, I beleive, since
> before 1.2 was released. I hope it goes in as an official patch for
> 1.2.  The relevant change was from 1.23 to 1.24 of
> sys/vm/vm_pageout.c. pr #2755 explains the problem.

Sorry.  I was under the impression that there was a "fix" but it caused some
new problems or didn't fix the problem in all situations.

My apologies.