[clug] to swap or not to swap that is the question

Sam Couter sam at couter.dropbear.id.au
Tue Jun 29 13:39:27 GMT 2004

Michael Cohen <michael.cohen at netspeed.com.au> wrote:
> Sam,
> As far as I understand it kernel memory is never swapped - hence NFS code 
> would never swap because it lives in kernel space. Only userland apps swap.

The Linux kernel has both swappable and non-swappable pages. Parts of
the kernel can indeed be swapped out.
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