Re: [PATCH] vma limited swapin readahead

From: Ingo Oeser (
Date: Thu Feb 01 2001 - 12:20:21 EST

On Thu, Feb 01, 2001 at 02:45:04PM -0200, Rik van Riel wrote:
> One solution could be to put (most of) the swapin readahead
> pages on the inactive_dirty list, so pressure by readahead
> on the resident pages is smaller and the not used readahead
> pages are reclaimed faster.

Shouldn't they be on inactive_clean anyway? They are not mapped
(if I read Stephens comment correctly) and are clean (because we
just read them in).

So if we have to put it there explicitly, we have at least a
performance bug, don't we?

Or do I still not get the new linux mm design? ;-(

Totally clueless

Ingo Oeser

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