Linux VM subsystem (Was: Big mallocs, mmap sorrows and double buffering.)

Joerg Pommnitz (
Tue, 11 Feb 1997 11:02:18 -0500

A.N.Kuznetsov wrote:
> Linux vm manager is the dumbest one in the world 8)8)
> I tested my program on SunOS-4, SunOS-5, FreeBSD and Digital Unix,
> Linux's VM looks really pathetic.

What exactly is missing/misdesigned?

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