Re: VM Requirement Document - v0.0

From: Rik van Riel (
Date: Wed Jun 27 2001 - 13:13:43 EST

On Wed, 27 Jun 2001, Martin Knoblauch wrote:

> I do not care much whether the cache is using 99% of the systems memory
> or 50%. As long as there is free memory, using it for cache is great. I
> care a lot if the cache takes down interactivity, because it pushes out
> processes that it thinks idle, but that I need in 5 seconds. The caches
> pressure against processes

Too bad that processes are in general cached INSIDE the cache.

You'll have to write a new balancing story now ;)



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