[Arm-netbook] Logging and journaling

dumblob dumblob at gmail.com
Wed Mar 8 18:48:02 GMT 2017

Hi Hendrik,

My experience when I end up swapping to a hard drive is that the whole
> system becomes so slow and unresponsive that it mosstsly ignores console
> input, and I have no ability to kill things before the OOM does.  Often
> the best way to get things moving again is a hard reset.  And then
> watching it repair the filesystems.

well, in Linux 4.10 there is kind of a solution - writeback throttling
allowing "skipping parts of the queue" as described in
https://lwn.net/Articles/682582/ .


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