Re: [PATCH] 2.3.99-pre6-3+ VM rebalancing

From: David S. Miller (
Date: Wed Apr 26 2000 - 07:45:08 EST

   Date: Wed, 26 Apr 2000 13:29:15 +0100
   From: "Stephen C. Tweedie" <>

   If you start treating swap exactly the same, on a page-by-page LRU,
   then a filesystem "find" scan will swap out most of your VM. Bad

I never got the impression from the original posting that swap pages
would be treated "exactly" the same, and any sane LRU implementation
which included swap and anonymous pages would prefer clean page
liberation to dirty page liberation. I consider this a given.

David S. Miller

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