Re: 2.6.10-rc3: kswapd eats CPU on start of memory-eating task

From: Voluspa
Date: Mon Dec 20 2004 - 08:01:51 EST

Con Kolivas wrote:
>> Logistically what makes sense is if a timeout of 0 is used as a test
>> that completely disables it (avoids another sysctl too). In time for
>> 2.6.10 we should disable it by default until the regressions are better
>> understood. Tuning it into a useful "on" position can happen later and
>> suspect requires more code.
>This patch should have the desired effect.

Yes, it sure has. And with that I mean, YES. My testcase shows no freezes now,
and it has the same swapping time as

Thanks Con,
Mats Johannesson

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