Re: Questions regarding Linux swapping.

Dominik Kubla (
Tue, 3 Aug 1999 11:34:08 +0200

On Tue, Aug 03, 1999 at 12:53:32AM -0400, Mike A. Harris wrote:
> On Tue, 3 Aug 1999, Dominik Kubla wrote:
> >Well there used to be a Unix way of doing this: Setting the 1000 flag on
> >binaries used to lock them in memory. But that is not implemented in
> >Linux.
> Is this not what the sticky bit does on files?

Yep, its identical. I just didn't call it "sticky bit" (possibly my evil
side wanted to create confusion)...


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