Re: dynamic allocation of swap disk space

From: Oliver Neukum
Date: Tue May 11 2004 - 11:02:42 EST

> thrash without filling up swap space. It is true that systems can thrash AND
> fill up swap space, but it is not always so.

However the system will also thrash if you have inactive dirty pages without
file backing taking up to much main memory. Albeit it is more a theoretical

To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at