On Thu, 8 Jul 2004 10:56:04 +0200 Dan Osterrath <Dan.Osterrath at gmx.de> wrote: > > 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". ;-) no. page out is the general term. r/w data gets swapped, ro code/data gets discarded.