Re: 2.4.0-test8-pre1 is quite bad

From: Ari Pollak (
Date: Fri Sep 01 2000 - 16:05:17 EST

Well, the vmpatch still didn't fix the problem I've been having for many
moons (I believe since late 2.3.99) - When running updatedb from the
slocate distribution, I lose at least 90 MB of memory by the time it's
finished, and it takes about a day for the memory to become usable again -
this is not cached/buffered mem, it just disappears off the face of my

On Fri, 1 Sep 2000, Rik van Riel wrote:

> On Fri, 1 Sep 2000, Tigran Aivazian wrote:
> > Any of you tried copying a 2G file in the same (ext2)
> > filesystem? It starts swapping like mad and generally behaves
> > indecently, despite the huge 1024M of RAM it has.
> I'm working on these issues and seem to be pretty close
> to having fixed most of them now...

To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
Please read the FAQ at

This archive was generated by hypermail 2b29 : Thu Sep 07 2000 - 21:00:12 EST