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

From: Nick Piggin
Date: Mon Mar 15 2004 - 17:57:53 EST

Andrea Arcangeli wrote:

Either that or you can choose to do some overwork and to shrink from all
the zones removing this break:

if (ret >= nr_pages)

but as far as I can tell, the 50% waste of cache in a 2G box can happen
in 2.6.4 and it won't happen in 2.4.x.

Yeah you are right. Some patches have since gone into 2.6-bk and
this is one of the things fixed up.


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