More stuff runs now without "VM killing process" problem.
I've tried: bonnie, aim, dbench, doio and kernel
compilation, all of which didn't show any problems.
There are a couple of water-marks which control
the amount of delayed allocation pages ...
these need to be a function of total memory
and/or amount of buffer memory. For now,
these water-marks are arbitrarily set.
Date: Thu May 25 12:47:52 PDT 2000
The following file(s) were checked into:
linux/fs/page_buf.c - 1.99
- Fixes to delayed allocation code and better balancing of
memory usage. Turn ON delay_alloc.