As part of doing some cold cache timings, I'm trying to free the OS cache. The kernel documentation says: drop_caches Writing to this will cause the kernel to drop clean caches, dentries and inodes ...
I'm configuring & compiling new 3.0 kernel. One of the goodies I planned to use for some time (by patching) that was merged into 3.0 is zram. Is it possible to set both hdd swap and zram swap so ...
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How is paging managed in the absence of swapping. If that is the case, how will a page fault be managed? What I meant is, if there is no availability for swapping, then how is Paging managed. I ...