memlockd_1.0_amd64.deb


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Description

memlockd - daemon to lock files into RAM

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package name memlockd
Package version 1.0
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 104 B
Download size 11.52 KB
Official Mirror archive.ubuntu.com
When a system starts paging excessively it may be impossible for the sysadmin
to login for the purpose of killing the runaway processes (sometimes the
login program times out due to thrashing).  Memlockd allows important system
files (such as /bin/login, /bin/getty, and the admin shell) to be locked in
memory so that there will be no delay in accessing executable pages.  In my
tests this can decrease the time required for the administrator to login on a
thrashing system by a factor of more than 3.

Alternatives

Package Version Architecture Repository
memlockd_1.0_i386.deb 1.0 i386 Ubuntu Universe
memlockd - - -

Requires

Name Value
adduser -
libc6 >= 2.4

Download

Type URL
Binary Package memlockd_1.0_amd64.deb
Source Package memlockd

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install memlockd deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install memlockd

Files

Path
/etc/memlockd.cfg
/etc/default/memlockd
/etc/init.d/memlockd
/usr/sbin/memlockd
/usr/share/doc/memlockd/changelog.gz
/usr/share/doc/memlockd/copyright
/usr/share/man/man8/memlockd.8.gz

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