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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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