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RE: swapspace on DECstations?

To: Richard van den Berg <R.vandenBerg@inter.NL.net>
Subject: RE: swapspace on DECstations?
From: Harald Koerfgen <Harald.Koerfgen@home.ivm.de>
Date: Thu, 03 Jun 1999 22:25:15 +0200 (MEST)
Cc: linux-mips@fnet.fr
In-reply-to: <Pine.LNX.3.95.990521202830.23673A-100000@whale>
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Reply-to: "Harald Koerfgen" <Harald.Koerfgen@home.ivm.de>
Sender: harry@franz.no.dom
Hi all,

On 21-May-99 Richard van den Berg wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> Is it known that using a swap partition is a no go on DECstations,
> garanteed to halt the system? It looks like that a swapped out process
> doesn't get swapped back, for example a telnet session unused for a
> while becomes dead. Compiling kernel or egcs the machine halts within
> the hour silently, or that the compiler receives a fatal signal as the
> last message.

Does the attached patch help?

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Regards,
Harald

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