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    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...

    cheers,

    Rik

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