Andrew Morton wrote:
- We expect that the lots-of-dirty-anon-memory-over-swap-over-network
scenario might still cause deadlocks. I assert that this can be solved by putting swap on local disks. Peter
asserts that this isn't acceptable due to disk unreliability. I point
out that local disk reliability can be increased via MD, all goes quiet.
A good exposition which helps us to understand whether and why a
significant proportion of the target user base still wishes to do
swap-over-network would be useful.
You cannot put disks in many models of blade servers.