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SubjectRe: 2.4 and 2GB swap partition limit
> paging in just released 2.4.4, but in previuos kernel, a page that was
> paged-out, reserves its place in swap even if it is paged-in again, so
> once you have paged-out all your ram at least once, you can't get any
> more memory, even if swap is 'empty'.

This is a bug in the 2.4 VM, nothing more or less. It and the horrible bounce
buffer bugs are forcing large machines to remain on 2.2. So it has to get


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