RE: 2.4 and 2GB swap partition limit

From: Torrey Hoffman (
Date: Mon Apr 30 2001 - 13:45:59 EST

Kenneth Johansson wrote:
> Jonathan Lundell wrote:
> >
> > (Does Linux swap out text, by the way, he asks ignorantly?)
> .text is just droped and read back from the actuall file it's
> not put into the swap

Is this always true, even for init? Can init be swapped out?

In general, is there a safe way to replace executable files for
programs that might be running while their on-disk images are

Thanks for any hints...

Torrey Hoffman
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