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Re: Swap overdraft ?

From: H C Lai <eeshcl@ee.bath.ac.uk>
> Is there a way to make Linux run programme which requires more virtual
> memory than the system can provide through real memory and swap ??

I wasn't aware that Linux _needed_ this facility. The OS has a choice
of mapping your pages when you ask for them, or mapping them the first
time you actually touch them. I thought Linux did the latter. Is this
really not the case?


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