Paging of Kernel Memory
mulyadi.santosa at gmail.com
Wed Sep 7 00:41:25 EDT 2011
On Wed, Sep 7, 2011 at 09:44, ashish anand <ashishanand26cs at gmail.com> wrote:
> on wed 7th sep Christopher Harvey wrote
>>>It means that it can't be swapped to your swap partition, even if
>>>you're not using it.
> this thing I understood it pretty well but what about the line
> "Therefore, every byte of
> memory you consume is one less byte of available physical memory".What is
> the meaning of this line and why it is so.
could you please next time cut out the unrelated message? :)
Anyway, that passage means that the bigger your kernel image is, the
lesser your free memory are. This is simply because your kernel image
is entirely loaded and locked in RAM.
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