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SubjectRe: linux-2.4.13 high SWAP
On Wed, Oct 24, 2001 at 07:11:59PM +0000, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> In article <>,
> Andre Margis <> wrote:
> >
> >Without use the tmpfs, appears to be OK!!!!!!!!!!
> Ok, the problem appears to be that tmpfs stuff just stays on the
> inactive list, and because it cannot be written out it eventually
> totally clogs the system.
> Suggested fix appended (from Andrea),
> Linus

I started out with a clean 2.4.13 source tree, applied the
activate_page patch, and compile as follows:

make dep clean bzImage
make modules modules_install

The command `make modules_install' results in the following output:

if [ -r ]; then /sbin/depmod -ae -F 2.4.13; fi
depmod: *** Unresolved symbols in /lib/modules/2.4.13/kernel/fs/ramfs/ramfs.o
depmod: activate_page

Maybe an #include of some header file is missing somewhere?

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