[ntp:questions] Re: Locking memory in ntp

David Schwartz davids at webmaster.com
Sat Sep 27 03:12:13 UTC 2003

"Michael Sierchio" <kudzu at tenebras.com> wrote in message
news:Y5CdnT3aUt-JLumiRVn-sA at speakeasy.net...

> >     Running without swap doesn't guarantee that. In fact, it increases
> > chances that pages will be discarded because rarely-used modified pages
> > other programs can't be swapped out.

> No, pages will not be discarded, though processes will be selected
> for termination upon an attempt to access allocated pages that are
> not mapped to pmem.  (at least in the BSD universe)

    Yes, clean pages will be discarded. I'm not sure why you think they
won't. It would be rather foolish not to discard clean pages.


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