Re: [PATCH] Re: 2.4.9-ac15 painfully sluggish

From: Thomas Hood (
Date: Wed Sep 26 2001 - 23:27:17 EST

I know next to nothing about these VM issues, but here's
another data point:

2.4.9-ac15 was painfully sluggish on my ThinkPad 600,
Pentium II, 120 MB RAM system just running galeon
or compiling a kernel. The disk would begin thrashing
and continue doing so for many minutes. Swap usage was
reported as zero the whole time.

I applied the "2.4.9-ac15-age+launder" patch and things
improved dramatically.


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