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Date:      Sun, 24 Sep 2006 22:28:30 +0200
From:      "Pietro Cerutti" <pietro.cerutti@gmail.com>
To:        "Dan Nelson" <dnelson@allantgroup.com>
Cc:        FreeBSD Questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: swap
Message-ID:  <e572718c0609241328v20f75f8eh2839c48f3af1c3ad@mail.gmail.com>
In-Reply-To: <20060924194450.GD73717@dan.emsphone.com>
References:  <e572718c0609241229w5c7439e4mb58ca4f51e252437@mail.gmail.com> <20060924194450.GD73717@dan.emsphone.com>

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On 9/24/06, Dan Nelson <dnelson@allantgroup.com> wrote:
> Once the kernel decides to swap a page, that area of swap is reserved
> until the process exits, even if the kernel pulls the data back from
> swap.  That way if memory gets low again, the kernel knows it can
> quickly discard the in-RAM copy of the data (since there's already a
> copy in swap).

Thanx for the insight...

> --
>         Dan Nelson
>         dnelson@allantgroup.com
>


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