Linux Kernel Lowmem Pressure Issues and Related Kernel Structures
(Doc ID 452326.1)
Last updated on MAY 06, 2021
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Linux Kernel - Version: 2.4 to 2.6
This document aims to assist Linux administrators working on LowMem area (Normal Zone) pressure issues.
This document applies only to LowMem issues, and NOT for other memory issues. Although LowMem exists on 64-bit systems, issues are encountered on 32-bit systems.
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The information in this document is highly technical and are intended for technical personnel that has a good understanding of operating systems in general and the Linux kernel in specific.
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