On Thu, 26 Apr 2001, Mike Galbraith wrote:
> On Thu, 26 Apr 2001, Marcelo Tosatti wrote:
> > > (I can get it to under 9 with MUCH extremely ugly tinkering. I've done
> > > this enough to know that I _should_ be able to do 8 1/2 minutes ~easily)
> > Which kind of changes you're doing to get better performance on this test?
> real 11m33.589s
> user 7m57.790s
> sys 0m38.730s
> real 9m30.336s
> user 7m55.270s
> sys 0m38.510s
Have you tried to tune SWAP_SHIFT and the priority used inside swap_out()
to see if you can make pte deactivation less aggressive ?
If you get the desired effect tuning those values and you end up with the
conclusion that this tuning is a good change for most "common workloads",
it can be integrated in the main kernel.
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