[NBLUG/talk] My new debin server

Chris Palmer chris at eff.org
Wed May 31 10:31:48 PDT 2006

William Tracy writes:

> >Linux will even swap out old, unused pages of application code and/or
> >data to make room for more filesystem cacheing/buffering!
> Which is pretty dang annoying on a desktop system when you finally get
> around to switching applications. :-P

In theory, Linux shouldn't swap out recently-used or commonly-used pages
to make room for buffer/cache.  If you are experiencing paging when
switching applications, then you do need more physical RAM.


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