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KernelTrap: Page Replacement Requirements

Feb 21, 2007, 04:30 (0 Talkback[s])

"Rik van Riel posted some thoughts on the page replacement requirements of the Linux VM, noting that the same kinds of bugs have been getting fixed and reintroduced over the past few years, 'this has convinced me that it is time to take a look at the actual requirements of a page replacement mechanism, so we can try to fix things without reintroducing other bugs. Understanding what is going on should also help us deal better with really large memory systems.' He added his thoughts from this email to the linux-mm wiki, which he plans to update as new requirements surface..."

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