[lkml]   [2003]   [Mar]   [17]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
    SubjectRe: 2.4 vm, program load, page faulting, ...
    On Mon, 17 Mar 2003, William Lee Irwin III wrote:
    > On Sat, 15 Mar 2003, Paul Albrecht wrote:
    > >> ... Why does the kernel page fault on text pages, present in the page
    > >> cache, when a program starts? Couldn't the pte's for text present in the
    > >> page cache be resolved when they're mapped to memory?
    > SVR4 did and saw an improvement wrt. page fault rate, according to
    > Vahalia.

    An improvement in the _page fault rate_, well DUH.

    > I'd like to see whether this is useful for Linux.

    The question is, does it result in an improvement in the
    run speed of processes...



    To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
    the body of a message to
    More majordomo info at
    Please read the FAQ at

     \ /
      Last update: 2005-03-22 13:34    [W:2.495 / U:0.068 seconds]
    ©2003-2017 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site