DragonFly commits List (threaded) for 2010-03
Re: git: kernel - vm - Change inactive target to 1/4 memory instead of 1/2 memory.
:On my troublesome 2GB machine, the inactive memory is now ~= 750M, which
:is about 1/3 of RAM, quite far from the 1/4 target.
It's just a target for the pageout daemon, it isn't something the
machine tries to hold itself to.
Guys... everyone. Please don't try to interpret the values for
the active & inactive queues. Even a good chunk of the analysis of
the swap space use is wrong. There's absolutely nothing wrong with
the machine paging stuff out to swap. The issue is only whether it
does so to the degree that later pageins effect performance.
Avalon, for example, usually has 200-400MB of idle data swapped out
which it basically never touches. It doesn't effect avalon's