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SubjectRe: mmap() versus read()
Hi!

> > Why does Linux page executables from their original location? Isn't
> > that slower than putting it into the swapfile because you have to
> > wade through the filesystem layer when you need to page in? Or is
> > the penalty for writing it into the swap bigger than the filesystem
> > overhead?
>
> Yes.

:-)

Ok. Is there easy way to change it? On my system, swap is order of
magnitude faster than disk. I would like linux to take advantage of
it.
Pavel

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I'm really pavel@atrey.karlin.mff.cuni.cz. Pavel
Look at http://atrey.karlin.mff.cuni.cz/~pavel/ ;-).

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