On Sat, Apr 28, 2007 at 12:27:45PM +1000, Nick Piggin wrote:
I guess 10% isn't a small amount. Though it would be nice to have
before/after numbers for Linux. And, like Andrew was saying, we could
just _attempt_ to put contiguous pages in pagecache rather than
_require_ it. Which is still robust under fragmentation, and benefits
everyone, not just files with a large pagecache size.
What sort of strategy do you intend to use to speculatively populate
the pagecache with contiguous pages?