RE: kswapd etc hogging machine

From: Dave Jones (
Date: Wed Jan 02 2002 - 23:13:15 EST

On Wed, 2 Jan 2002, M. Edward Borasky wrote:

> There were a whole bunch of tuning parameters in the VM in 2.2 that got
> dropped in 2.4; maybe re-instating some of them and returning them to their
> rightful owner, the system administrator, would solve this problem once and
> for all. But for some reason, those who control Linux have decided that this
> is "a bug in the VM" and pursued fixes in code and the associated logic
> rather than give us sysadmins what I believe is rightfully ours.

Extra magic number twiddling is available in Andrea's -aa tree.

| Dave Jones.
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