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Understanding the Linux Virtual Memory Manager

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Understanding the Linux Virtual Memory Manager
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Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
ISBN/ASIN: 0131453483
ISBN-13: 9780131453487
Number of pages: 768

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VM’s behavior affects every Linux kernel subsystem and dramatically impacts overall performance. But until now, there was only one way to understand VM: study the poorly documented source one line at a time. Now there’s an easier, faster alternative. This book describes VM in unprecedented detail, presenting both theoretical foundations and a line-by-line source code commentary. It systematically covers everything from physical memory description to out-of-memory management.

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