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SubjectRe: swap memory
On Sun, 2002-08-25 at 22:49, net reel wrote:
> Hi, I have a very newbie question but I couldnt get an answer in anywhere so please, could someone explain me how swap is initialized? Is it initalized when the kernel is decompressed or when the init scripts are called?
Swap is initialized when one of the init scripts runs swapon which makes
a call to sys_swapon defined in mm/swapfile.c


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