Question about page faults and swap space
jerrymc at clunix.cl.msu.edu
Tue Nov 16 08:35:28 PST 2004
> On Tue, Nov 16, 2004 at 10:14:11AM -0600, Dan Nelson wrote:
> : Accesses to executable images or mmaped files will cause page faults.
> : They'll show up as vnode pageins as opposed to swap pageins in "vmstat
> : -s" or "systat -v".
> Ah, yes. I think I remember now. You don't actually 'load' all of an
> executable, you just map it to memory, and when an address is accessed the
> first time, it generates a page fault to bring it in, right?
> My other computer is your Windows box.
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