Toward improved page replacement
Posted Mar 23, 2007 2:37 UTC (Fri) by intgr
Parent article: Toward improved page replacement
"It would be nice to avoid all of that extra work, especially since it comes at a time when the system is already under stress."
Except that when the kernel starts swapping, it will inherently be I/O bound anyway -- the extra work the CPU has to do is probably not even even noticeable. Though the patch has secondary improvements as well, which can make it worthwhile.
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