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

Andrea Arcangeli (
Sun, 3 May 1998 18:15:34 +0200 (CEST)

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..

True. It seems it' s running faster than any other kernel on my
32Mbyte machine.

Andrea[s] Arcangeli

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