Department of Computer Science
University of São Paulo
São Paulo, Brazil

Linux 2.4 Virtual Memory Overview

On this page you can find some of our studies of Linux 2.4 VM system. This page was created to help us out to visualize VM system better. WARNING: this material is still very raw and some ideas may have not been correctly understood. If you have any suggestion or correction, please send an e-mail to us at [email protected].


In oom_kill.c we have functions when the system runs out of memory, to mainly, kill processes. These functions currently are only called from the kernel daemon kswapd (in vmscan.c )


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