Subject: Re: failing to keep a process from swapping
To: SODA Noriyuki <>
From: enami tsugutomo <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/30/2004 05:26:05
> Perhaps is it better to change the calculation of ( +
> uvmexp.inactive + in uvmpd_scan_inactive() to
> uvmexp.npages?

I don't think it's better since pagedaemon can do something only for
pages on the queues.

> BTW, do you have any idea what was happening at the following case?
> It seems the anonymous memory didn't exceed anonmax at that point,
> although it's not 100% sure.

There is no exact number (e.g., vmstat -s etc) of `that point' but at
least the number in the tells
that anon reaches to the max (600MB of anon vs 700MB of pages on the