Subject: Re: UBC status
To: Jaromir Dolecek <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 09/25/1999 17:26:46
On Sat, Sep 25, 1999 at 05:14:40PM +0200, Jaromir Dolecek wrote:
> Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> > For unmodified data I'm not sure there should be one (why ?) but for
> So that nobody would eat all the RAM just by reading a large file ?

If it's just read (==unmodified) data it's really easy and fast to recover the
ram. For dirty data you have to write the pages before freeing them, it takes
more time.

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.