Memory Mangement Problem in 5.1-RELEASE

Terry Lambert tlambert2 at
Fri Jul 25 23:36:19 PDT 2003

Ahmed Al-Hindawi wrote:
> It is simply swapping when it shouldn't.
> Opening Mozilla, Opera, Netscape, DrJava, jEdit, Emacs, PrBoom, XBubbles,
> and Nautilus at the same time on a 233Mhz machine should fill up the memory
> (160Mb) but instead it has decided to use the swap disk for a measly 50Mb
> which I do have in RAM!!

Please google for the phrase "write through cache".


-- Terry

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