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diff -u --new-file --recursive --exclude-from /usr/src/exclude v2.2.17/Documentation/sysctl/vm.txt linux/Documentation/sysctl/vm.txt
@@ -118,11 +118,11 @@
reaches this number, only the kernel can
allocate more memory.
freepages.low If the number of free pages gets below this
- point, the kernel starts swapping agressively.
+ point, the kernel starts swapping aggressively.
freepages.high The kernel tries to keep up to this amount of
memory free; if memory comes below this point,
the kernel gently starts swapping in the hopes
- that it never has to do real agressive swapping.
+ that it never has to do real aggressive swapping.
@@ -198,7 +198,7 @@
- swap cache
When your system is both deep in swap and high on cache,
-it probably means that a lot of the swaped data is being
+it probably means that a lot of the swapped data is being
cached, making for more efficient swapping than possible
with the 2.0 kernel.
@@ -213,7 +213,7 @@
On a low-memory, single CPU system you can safely set these
values to 0 so you don't waste the memory. On SMP systems it
is used so that the system can do fast pagetable allocations
-without having to aquire the kernel memory lock.
+without having to acquire the kernel memory lock.
For large systems, the settings are probably OK. For normal
systems they won't hurt a bit. For small systems (<16MB ram)
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