Re: Linux VM design

Rik van Riel (
Mon, 24 Sep 2001 10:29:46 -0300 (BRST)

On Mon, 24 Sep 2001, VDA wrote:

> I'd like to understand Linux VM but there's not much in
> Documentation/vm/* on the subject. has some stuff and I wrote a freenix
paper on the subject as well

> Since we reached some kind of stability with 2.4, maybe
> Andrea, Rik and whoever else is considering himself VM geek
> would tell us not-so-clever lkml readers how VM works and put it in
> vm-2.4andrea, vm-2.4rik or whatever in Doc/vm/*,
> I will be unbelievably happy. Matt Dillon's post belongs there too.

The only thing missing is an explanation of Andrea's
VM, but knowing Andrea's enthusiasm at documentation
I wouldn't really count on that any time soon ;)



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