Re: [PATCH] Recent VM fiasco - fixed

From: Rik van Riel (
Date: Mon May 08 2000 - 12:43:38 EST

On 8 May 2000, Zlatko Calusic wrote:

> BTW, this patch mostly *removes* cruft recently added, and
> returns to the known state of operation.

Which doesn't work.

Think of a 1GB machine which has a 16MB DMA zone,
a 950MB normal zone and a very small HIGHMEM zone.

With the old VM code the HIGHMEM zone would be
swapping like mad while the other two zones are

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