Re: 2.4 and 2GB swap partition limit

From: Jonathan Lundell (
Date: Sat Apr 28 2001 - 20:43:50 EST

At 2:04 PM -0400 2001-04-28, Albert D. Cahalan wrote:
>It is a disaster waiting to happen. Instead of having the offending
>process get killed, your machine could suffer extreme thrashing.
>Have enough swap for idle processes and no more.

Let's altogether now say "working set".

(Does Linux swap out text, by the way, he asks ignorantly?)

/Jonathan Lundell.
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