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    SubjectRe: Problems with VM
    On Thu, 14 Feb 2002 wrote:

    > I am having difficulties with memory allocation in teh 2.4.17 kernel.
    > Memory is being agressively given as cache but not retrieved to be used
    > as 'normal' ran. Consequently, I will have a machine that has 5M
    > 'normal' RAM, 800M 'cache' RAM and the reset coming out of swap space.
    > I need this 'cache' RAM placed back into the available RAM pool to be
    > used by applications. Is there a patch/kernel configuration that I can
    > change this behavior?

    If you feel adventurous, you could try my reverse mapping VM:

    The changelog can be found at

    kind regards,

    "Linux holds advantages over the single-vendor commercial OS"
    -- Microsoft's "Competing with Linux" document

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