Ooh you have a vm patch that helps swap on the desktop! I can help you here
with my experience from swap prefetch.
1. Get it reviewed and have noone show any evidence it harms
2. Find hundreds of users who can testify it helps
3. Find a way of quantifying it.
5. Merge into mainline.
There, that should get you as far as 4.
I haven't figured out what 4 is yet. I believe it may be goto 1;
-- Con Kolivas
(thanks to Jos Poortvliet).
-mm is crap at present. Well. Mainline is crap at present, and
-mm is crap^2. I think I might be about to throw vast amounts of
-- Andrew Morton
I'm really fed up with having to pull big changes after the merge
window, because it just doesn't seem to let up. I'm going to go
postal on the next maintainer who doesn't understand what "merge
window" and "fixes only" means.
-- Linus Torvalds
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