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From: Daniel Stone <daniel@kabuki.sfarc.net>
To: Rik van Riel <riel@conectiva.com.br>
Cc: linux-mm@kvack.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] 2.4.6-pre2 page_launder() improvements
Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2001 13:03:14 +1000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20010611130314.B964@kabuki.openfridge.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <Pine.LNX.4.33.0106100128100.4239-100000@duckman.distro.conectiva>
In-Reply-To: <Pine.LNX.4.33.0106100128100.4239-100000@duckman.distro.conectiva>

On Sun, Jun 10, 2001 at 01:40:44AM -0300, Rik van Riel wrote:
> [Request For Testers ... patch below]
> 
> Hi,
> 
> during my holidays I've written the following patch (forward-ported
> to 2.4.6-pre2 and improved a tad today), which implements these
> improvements to page_launder():
> 
> YMMV, please test it. If it works great for everybody I'd like
> to get this improvement merged into the next -pre kernel.

I forgot about vmstat, but this is -ac12, anecdotal evidence - my system
(weak) performs far better under heavy load (mpg123 nice'd to -20 + apt/dpkg
+ gcc), than with vanilla -ac12. To get it to compile on -ac, just hand-hack
in the patch, and s/CAN_GET_IO/can_get_io_locks/ in vmscan.c.

:) d

-- 
Daniel Stone		<daniel@kabuki.openfridge.net> <daniel@kabuki.sfarc.net>

  parent reply	other threads:[~2001-06-11  3:04 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2001-06-10  4:40 Rik van Riel
2001-06-10  8:38 ` George Bonser
2001-06-10  8:43   ` Rik van Riel
2001-06-10  8:52     ` George Bonser
2001-06-10  9:06     ` George Bonser
2001-06-10  9:08     ` George Bonser
2001-06-10 19:30     ` George Bonser
2001-06-11  3:03 ` Daniel Stone [this message]
2001-06-11 16:18   ` George Bonser
2001-06-13  4:42 ` Alok K. Dhir
2001-06-13 13:49   ` Rik van Riel
2001-06-13 18:46   ` Marcelo Tosatti

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