Subject: Re: Virtual Memory Subsystem
To: None <port-i386@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Mister Gandalf <>
List: port-i386
Date: 11/26/1996 11:47:39
On Tue, 26 Nov 1996 08:42:38 -0800,
Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU> wrote about Re: Virtual Memor=

> Wedging solid for over 1 minute whilst the system dribbles out all
> dirty pages, in a small write once per second, is (IMHO) =5FNOT=5F jus=
t a
> `performance problem'.  It makes the system unusable.  Perhaps you've
> never experienced running out of RAM on a large-memory NetBSD/1.2
> machine?

You mean having 64megs of RAM and having the system stop absolutely DEAD=
when you need to get something done?  You mean THAT wedging?

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