Re: 2.4.10 VM, active cache pages, and OOM

From: Rik van Riel (
Date: Sat Sep 29 2001 - 13:46:50 EST

On Sat, 29 Sep 2001, Linus Torvalds wrote:

> (which basically says: we only mark the page accessed if we read the
> _beginning_ of the page, or if we just did a seek to it)

That should work for linear IO, but I fear what influence
such a thing would have on eg. database indexes ;)


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