Re: vm-pageout-throttling.patch: hanging in throttle_vm_writeout/blk_congestion_wait

From: Sami Farin
Date: Mon Nov 15 2004 - 18:19:25 EST

On Mon, Nov 15, 2004 at 02:51:19PM -0800, Ryan Cumming wrote:
> On Monday 15 November 2004 14:37, Sami Farin wrote:
> > I know it's a "nicer" idea to use some partition for the swap
> > instead of a file on reiserfs, but I created too small swap partitions
> > originally and I can't(/bother?) resize the other partitions.
> > And sometimes some memhog forces me to add even more swap.
> He's not suggesting you use a swap partition; he's suggesting you swapon the
> file directly without using the loopback device, ie:
> swapon /path/to/file/on/reiserfs
> This allows the kernel to perform certain optimizations and removes the
> overhead of the loopback device.

It also removes encryption, which I wish to have.

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