[ntp:questions] Re: Locking memory in ntp

Michael Sierchio kudzu at tenebras.com
Sat Sep 27 15:43:22 UTC 2003


David Schwartz wrote:

>     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.

With swap disabled?  No.  When swapping, the BSD model pages
somewhat aggressively, even putting text pages in swap, because
it's considerably more efficient to retrieve via the paging
mechanism than through the filesystem.




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