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SubjectRe: Problems with VM
On Thu, 14 Feb 2002 ccroswhite@get2chip.com 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:

http://surriel.com/patches/2.4/2.4.17-rmap-12f


The changelog can be found at http://surriel.com/patches/Changelog.rmap

kind regards,

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

http://www.surriel.com/ http://distro.conectiva.com/

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