Subject: Re: tuning for small memory machines
To: matthew green <email@example.com>
From: Perry E. Metzger <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/02/2002 21:19:37
matthew green <email@example.com> 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.