question about vm management

From: Andrew Lagun (
Date: Tue Aug 01 2000 - 04:28:34 EST

sorry for may be stupid question, but for me it's really interesting.
for instance if i have 64 mb of ram and 20mb used for buffer
cache(swap=0), when i try to load netscape instead of decreasing size of
buffer cache kernel
begin to use swap. I don't understand what is a reason for not
size of buffer cache.
i hope somebody will answer :))
thank u.

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