Re: 2.4.9-ac15 sluggish

From: Rik van Riel (
Date: Thu Sep 27 2001 - 10:13:23 EST

On 27 Sep 2001, Xavier Bestel wrote:

> with -ac10 no real bad behavior, just automake is working like crazy.
> with -ac15 the system starts disk-trashing immediately, xterms, ssh or
> telnet sessions are unresponsive for 20mn (after that I gave up and
> rebooted)

We discovered a merge bug, -ac15 has a few lines in
try_to_swap_out() 10 lines higher than they were in
the patch I sent to Alan ;)

This is fixed in the age+launder patch from my home
page ard in the vmscan.c I sent to Alan for -ac16.

If you want the patch:


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