Subject: Re: tuning for small memory machines
To: matthew green <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/02/2002 21:19:37
matthew green <> writes:
>    In practice, this rarely happens. Remember, it isn't only active pages
>    that get cached this way. If you type "ls", ls's pages remain in even
>    if you're not actively using it.
> is this true for programs that are not running and don't run
> ever again?

I believe so, though obviously active pages get priority over inactive
ones. If I'm wrong I'd like to hear about it.