Subject: Re: nfsd and process load sharing
To: None <>
From: Guenther Grau <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/04/1999 19:50:07
Anders Magnusson wrote:
> > 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.

Yes, that's what I meant. I thought that one of the advantages of the
memory pools were that we could create pools that are safe to be
paged out and others are not. But I believe we haven't done so, yet.
This is what I was referring to in my original mail :-)