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Progress need variety (The Dawn of Haiku OS (Spectrum))
Posted May 1, 2012 16:20 UTC (Tue) by nybble41 (subscriber, #55106)
# Limit total dirty data to 60MB
# Only use transparent hugepages on request via madvise()
echo madvise > /sys/kernel/mm/transparent_hugepage/enabled
These settings may not be for everyone. In particular, the second issue is supposedly much better in recent (>= 3.3) kernels. However, these changes did get rid of most of my writeback issues.
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