Subject: Re: nfsd and process load sharing
To: Guenther Grau <>
From: Anders Magnusson <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/04/1999 19:18:00
> Anders Magnusson wrote:
> > Eh, parts of the kernel have always been pageable. That depends on
> But AFAIK, dynamically allocated kernel memory is not paged out, right?
Well, that depends of what you mean with "dynamically allocated". If you
use kernel malloc it won't be paged out because things may depend on
it being resident.

> > how memory is allocated. For example; page tables on VAXen have always
> > been possible to page out.
> Is paging out page-tables dependend on the architecture, i.e. do
> some archs do it and others don't?
Yep. I mean, I don't know about other arch's but this is strict 

-- Ragge