Re: [2.4] heavy-load under swap space shortage

From: Rik van Riel
Date: Sun Mar 14 2004 - 14:56:09 EST

On Sun, 14 Mar 2004, Marcelo Tosatti wrote:

> - It is off by default
> - It is very simple (non intrusive), it just changes the point in which
> anonymous pages are inserted into the LRU.
> - When turned on, I dont see it being a reason for introducing new
> bugs.
> What you think of this?

1) Yes, the patch is harmless enough.
2) As long as the default behaviour doesn't change from
how things are done now, the patch shouldn't introduce
any regressions, so it should be safe to apply.

"Debugging is twice as hard as writing the code in the first place.
Therefore, if you write the code as cleverly as possible, you are,
by definition, not smart enough to debug it." - Brian W. Kernighan

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