Re: [PATCH][1/2] adjust dirty threshold for lowmem-only mappings

From: Rik van Riel
Date: Mon Dec 20 2004 - 16:29:44 EST

On Mon, 20 Dec 2004, Andrew Morton wrote:

We haven't been incrementing local variable total_scanned since the
scan_control stuff went in. That broke kswapd throttling.

That would explain the "kswapd uses heaps of CPU time when
starting a memory hungry task", too ...

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