Re: Terrible VM in 2.4.19rc3aa4 once again?

From: Andrea Arcangeli (
Date: Thu Aug 01 2002 - 17:14:11 EST

On Fri, Aug 02, 2002 at 12:01:43AM +0200, Lukas Hejtmanek wrote:
> One more thing, this version seems to swap a lot more than 2.4.18rc4aa2 did.
> The old one swapped only if scsi-ide emulation was used and I think it was only
> about 10mb. How it swaps more, it's common to have 100mb swapped out. I have
> 512mb ram...

may be an internal vm change but could you first check the difference
between ps xav, /proc/meminfo and /proc/slabinfo to see if some of the
vm users changed significantly? (feel free to post me that information
too so I can double check) thanks,

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