2.4.10 VM: what avoids from having lots of unwriteable inactive pages

From: Marcelo Tosatti (marcelo@conectiva.com.br)
Date: Mon Sep 24 2001 - 17:27:32 EST


What avoids us from having a lot of unfreeable (eg mapped by ptes) pages
on the inactive list ?

Since we don't move those pages to the active list at shrink_cache(), I
see that we rely on swap_out() to deactivate pte's and make pages on the
inactive list freeable.

Is that right ?

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