Re: Rik van Riel's VM patch

From: Bill Huey (
Date: Sat Sep 02 2000 - 19:10:05 EST


> Hi, this is just a short no-statistics testimony that Rik's VM patch
> to test8-pre1 seems much improved over test7. I have a UP P200 with 40Mb,
> and previously running KDE2 + mozilla was totally unusable.

> With the patch, things run much more smoothly. Interactive feel seems
> better, and I don't have "swapping holidays" any more.
> Heavily stressing it by g++ is better as well...
> just a data point,
> john

Yes, it kicks butt and it finally (just about) removes the final
Linux kernel showstopper for recent kernels. ;-)

I did a GNOME + KDE2 + c++ compile since I've been doing port work
and I have similar experiences.


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