From: Daniel Phillips <email@example.com> To: Rik van Riel <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: Andrew Morton <email@example.com>, Lorenzo Allegrucci <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Linux Kernel <email@example.com> Subject: Re: qsbench, interesting results Date: Tue, 1 Oct 2002 19:38:50 +0200 [thread overview] Message-ID: <E17wQyx-0005va-00@starship> (raw) In-Reply-To: <Pine.LNX.4.44L.firstname.lastname@example.org> On Tuesday 01 October 2002 19:29, Rik van Riel wrote: > > Gimp should thrash exactly as much as it needs to, to get its job > > done. No competition, remember? > > No competition ? I know _I_ don't have a machine dedicated to > gimp and I like to be able to continue listening to mp3s while > the gimp is chewing on a large image... Streaming IO has a very small footprint, essentially just the readahead, so this has more to do with IO scheduling than paging. VM just has to take care not to completely close down the readahead window or throw away readahead before it gets used. No theoretical problem here, just a small matter of coding ;-) -- Daniel
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2002-10-01 17:36 UTC|newest] Thread overview: 18+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top 2002-09-29 14:15 Lorenzo Allegrucci 2002-09-29 16:26 ` bert hubert 2002-09-29 19:56 ` Lorenzo Allegrucci 2002-09-29 20:00 ` bert hubert 2002-09-29 21:05 ` Lorenzo Allegrucci 2002-09-30 5:57 ` Andrew Morton 2002-10-01 14:05 ` Daniel Phillips 2002-10-01 16:52 ` Rik van Riel 2002-10-01 17:03 ` Daniel Phillips 2002-10-01 17:13 ` Rik van Riel 2002-10-01 17:20 ` Daniel Phillips 2002-10-01 17:29 ` Rik van Riel 2002-10-01 17:38 ` Daniel Phillips [this message] 2002-10-01 18:18 ` Lorenzo Allegrucci 2002-10-01 17:15 ` Larry McVoy 2002-10-01 18:04 ` Andrew Morton 2002-10-01 18:20 ` Rik van Riel 2002-10-01 18:35 ` Daniel Phillips
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