Re: VM: Found a writable swap-cached page!

Stephen C. Tweedie (
Tue, 28 Jul 1998 17:12:36 +0100


On Mon, 27 Jul 1998 19:26:19 +0200 (MET DST), Magnus Sjoegren
<> said:

> 1: Start X and netscape.
> 2: Switch to console and start any svgalib app, lets say zgv.
> View a nice picture.
> 3: Switch back to netscape and view a webpage. Move around
> the page as usual. Wait for syslog to fill.

> That's all it takes on my machine (486 DX/2 66, 16MB).
> I first saw this while playing with some svgalib code, and I think any
> svgalib app will do. Tested with squake, zgv and the examples that
> come with svgalib.

Works just fine for me, using zgv on a 16MB 486-DX100. Are you using
the new kernel framebuffer, or is this using the traditional console


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