Can swap-in be improved?
Posted May 24, 2007 10:03 UTC (Thu) by MathFox
In reply to: Can swap-in be improved?
Parent article: On-demand readahead
Swap-in is non-sequential reads, so it's hard to predict which pages to read ahead. OTOH, memory is pretty cheap nowadays (1 GB ~ $50); buying a DIMM may quickly give you a more responsive system. Professional system administrators don't want their systems to swap under normal load.
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