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From: Robert Hancock <>
To: Adnan Khaleel <>
Subject: Re: Page Cache question
Date: Sun, 05 Aug 2007 11:38:00 -0600	[thread overview]
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In-Reply-To: <fa.ak7dGOAL/3/>

Adnan Khaleel wrote:
> So would it be possible to me to disable it for just a particular user space process?

It's the core of the whole VM/memory management subsystem. It's not 
something you can just disable.

It would be better if you explained what exactly you were trying to 

> Adnan
>> I'm looking for a way to disable the page cache for an
>> experimental NUMA system running the 2.6.17 kernel. I would prefer to
>> only disable the page cache for my process and still have it be enabled
>> by the rest of the system. Is there an easy way of doing this?
>> Alternatively, I would be fine disabling the Page Cache altogether as well.
> All user memory is in the page cache. Without it you could only run kernel
> modules.
> -Andi

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Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <fa.ak7dGOAL/3/>
2007-08-05 17:38 ` Robert Hancock [this message]
2007-08-05 17:24 Adnan Khaleel
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2007-08-05 16:32 Page Cache Question Adnan Khaleel
2007-08-05 17:46 ` Tino Keitel
2007-08-05 18:01 ` Andi Kleen
2007-08-14 10:14 ` Helge Hafting
2007-08-14 14:38   ` Eugene Teo
2006-02-27  7:45 page cache question Xin Zhao
2006-02-27  9:03 ` Nick Piggin

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