Preloading of shared libraries
kris at obsecurity.org
Tue Oct 25 11:02:43 PDT 2005
On Mon, Oct 24, 2005 at 07:13:25PM +0200, Philip Lykke Carlsen wrote:
> Sunday 23 October 2005 18:23 skrev du:
> > Philip Lykke Carlsen wrote:
> > > Hey.. I wondered if it was possible to load a selection of shared
> > > libraies into the cache at boot time.. I figure that it would speed up
> > > starting things.. like the KDE login manager for instance..
> > >
> > > hm.. is this possible? .. and if so.. would it speed up the process of
> > > starting stuff at all?..
> > Sort of. At one point, you could set the sticky bit on files as a hint to
> > the pager to try and keep them in memory, which was intended for things
> > like /bin/sh, cron, login, and maybe libc.
> aah.. I always wondered what the sticky bit actually did..
See sticky(8). It doesn't do any longer what the previous poster said.
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