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Re: Related to: FC4 Sluggishness on a 466 MHz Celeron



At 9:33 AM +0200 7/12/05, Klaasjan Brand wrote:
>On 7/11/05, Mike McCarty <mike mccarty sbcglobal net> wrote:
>
>> FC2 has completely surprised me with how slow it is. I have a 2.7 GHz
>> Celeron
>> with 256MB RAM, and it takes 3 seconds to start a new xterm. The System
>> Monitor
>> shows 1-3% CPU occupancy, 154MB used RAM, and 96.9MB of swap. I'm a
>> little bit
>> surprised that it's using any swap with only 60% of memory full.
>
>The kernel tries to swap unused pages out to give more space to the
>disk cache (all the unused memory). You can adjust the swapping
>behaviour by writing a value to /proc/sys/vm/swappiness (see
>http://kerneltrap.org/node/1044).

So did Con's patch ever made it into the kernel?  I see that my swappiness
is at 60, the default that Con's patch replaces.  2.6.11-1.35_FC3
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