Changes between Version 1 and Version 2 of TechnicalDetails


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Jul 27, 2005, 10:20:40 AM (14 years ago)
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jtv
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    2121associated policies:
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    23 ||Steady|| normal operation; no additional swap space is needed, nor do we have
     23||'''Steady'''|| normal operation; no additional swap space is needed, nor do we have
    2424more than is needed.  However, the program can go into the hungry or overfed
    2525states at the drop of a hat.||
    26 ||Hungry|| more swap space was recently allocated.  The program is willing to
     26||'''Hungry'''|| more swap space was recently allocated.  The program is willing to
    2727allocate even more if needed, but it will not consider dropping unneeded swap
    2828files.  After a certain timeout period, the program reverts to the steady state.||
    29 ||Overfed|| significantly more virtual memory is available than is needed.  If
     29||'''Overfed'''|| significantly more virtual memory is available than is needed.  If
    3030this situation persists for a certain timeout period, a swapfile is deallocated
    3131and the program returns to the steady state.||
    32 ||Diet|| a recent allocation attempt has run into resource limits, e.g. because
     32||'''Diet'''|| a recent allocation attempt has run into resource limits, e.g. because
    3333the filesystem used for swap files was full.  No more swapspace can be allocated
    3434but excess files can be freed up very rapidly.  Afer timeout, reverts to steady.||