[MUD-Dev] Re: TECH: Distributed Muds

Ola Fosheim Grøstad <olag@ifi.uio.no> Ola Fosheim Grøstad <olag@ifi.uio.no>
Thu Apr 26 21:38:49 New Zealand Standard Time 2001


Derek Snider wrote:

> When you have a UNIX server paging out idle memory pages, the only
> way to keep pages in memory is to access them regularily, and the
> only way to do that is to have a regular periodic traversal of all
> objects in memory.

You could lock them? 

I certainly don't agree that paging should be turned off, why would
you risk a core dump over a few milliseconds delay?

Anyone know how to force a page to memory without accessing it? (Like
what you would do in order to avoid CPU cache misses) Could be handy
when you know that you are going to a certain set of pages, real
soon...

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Ola  -  http://www.notam.uio.no/~olagr/
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