> Is it possible to arrange that a Linux application
> (or one of its threads) has the ability to
> "... lock (a certain) stack and data segment ...
> into memory so that it can't be swapped out"?
> [This has been formulated as a requirement by one of
> our analysts.]
> I have been told that this is unlikely (except by
> disabling swapout altogether (for all processes).
> Any hints as to where to look for a solution (i.e.,
> pointers to documentation or manuals where the ifs
> and hows are explained) would be greatly appreciated.
> Many thanks in advance,
Sure. mlock() and mlockall().
Penguin : Linux version 2.4.18 on an i686 machine (797.90 BogoMips).
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