That's astonishing, I'm sure, but think of us poor bastards who DON'T have
an SMP machine with >1gig of RAM.
This is a P120, 32meg. Lately, fine has degenerated into bad into worse
into absolutely obscene. It even kills my PGSQL compiles.
And I killed *EVERYTHING* there was to kill.
The only processes were init, bash and gcc/cc1. VM still wiped it out.
On Mon, 8 May 2000, Rik van Riel wrote:
> 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
> It's Not That Kind Of Party(tm)
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