[rescue] G4 pricing
Charles Shannon Hendrix
shannon at widomaker.com
Thu Aug 24 10:37:28 CDT 2006
Thu, 17 Aug 2006 @ 21:17 +0100, Peter Corlett said:
> Linux's VM system does some really cute things that you lose out on
> if you don't have swap, such as speculatively swapping out long-term
> idle processes and reusing the RAM as disk cache for programs that
> are actually running. A Linux system with "sufficient RAM" will still
> show some swap usage for this very reason.
This is especially true if you use the Kolivas kernels, which swap a lot
of things out, but allow "free" repaging if the pages have not been used
by anything else.
shannon "AT" widomaker.com -- ["Star Wars Moral Number 17: Teddy bears are
dangerous in herds."]
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