Re: New pre-patch (Re: [PATCH] kswapd fully sysctl tunable)

James Mastros (
Sat, 2 May 1998 23:26:49 -0400 (EDT)

On Sat, 2 May 1998, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> Could you test relative to pre-100 (on now), which moves
> the dcache shrinking into the regular memory de-allocation loop, and while
> the exact shrinking speed is probably completely off, it should be able to
> react much better to small-memory machines than the hardcoded shrink did..
BTW -- The change in the arguments wasn't propagrated to dcache.h, causing
a compile error in mm/vmscan.c. I havn't yet finished compileing, so
perhaps I'll give it a whirl on my 4MB $5 machine in a bit and post a

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