Re: Patch for block write clustering

Matthias Urlichs (
5 Mar 1998 20:50:33 +0100

Rik van Riel <> writes:
> Kswapd doesn't do:
> - swapins
> - reading of files/metadata

I wonder why you would want to. The process waiting for these things is
blocking on them anyway. It makes no sense to incur the additional cost of
a context switch.

IMHO, of course. (Yes I do mean that H.)

Matthias Urlichs
noris network GmbH

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