Re: [2.4.17/18pre] VM and swap - it's really unusable

From: Martin Knoblauch (
Date: Mon Jan 07 2002 - 12:41:29 EST

> Re: [2.4.17/18pre] VM and swap - it's really unusable
> I did some tests with different VM-patches. I tested one ac-patch, too.
> I detected the same as you described - but the memory-consumption and
> the behaviour at all isn't better. If you want to, you can test another
> patch, which worked best in my test. It's nearly as good as kernel
> 2.2.x. Ask M.H.vanLeeuwen ( for his oom-patch to
> kernel 2.4.17.
> But beware: maybe this strategy doesn't fit to your applications. And
> it's not for productive use.
> I and some others surely too, would be interested in your experience
> with this patch.

 so I took the M.H.vL vmscan.c patch for 2.4.17 and it is a definite
winner for me. Sounds like 2.4.18 material.


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