Re: Which is better at vm, and why? 2.2 or 2.4

From: Wilson (
Date: Sat Oct 13 2001 - 14:28:23 EST

----- Original Message -----
From: "Patrick McFarland" <>
To: "Rik van Riel" <>
Cc: <>
Sent: Saturday, October 13, 2001 2:53 PM
Subject: Re: Which is better at vm, and why? 2.2 or 2.4

>Also, I'd like to say about the documentation...
>Currently, these files are in /proc/sys/vm:
>- bdflush
>- buffermem
>- freepages
>- kswapd
>- overcommit_memory
>- page-cluster
>- pagecache
>- pagetable_cache
>but a simple ls of /proc/sys/vm reports:
>bdflush kswapd overcommit_memory page-cluster pagetable_cache
>Shouldnt the documentation be updated, seeing for the fact it was written
in the 2.2.10 days?

I must be confused.. What kernel are you running?
This is on 2.4.8-ac9:
[root@aeon /root]# ls /proc/sys/vm
bdflush freepages max_map_count min-readahead pagecache
buffermem kswapd max-readahead overcommit_memory page-cluster

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