Linux memory usage and swap files

Dan Osterrath Dan.Osterrath at gmx.de
Thu Jul 8 01:56:04 PDT 2004


Am Donnerstag, 8. Juli 2004 10:05 schrieb Ian Molton:
> On Thu, 8 Jul 2004 02:30:17 +0000
>
> Bennett Todd <bet at rahul.net> wrote:
> > > in any case, even without swap, apps are still paged out.
> >
> > Where? Paged to what?
>
> their (read only) pages are simply discarded - they can be read back from
> disc.

But the i would call it "discard" ant not "page out". ;-)
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