pagein - tool to force swapped out pages to be resident in memory

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name pagein
Package version 0.00.05
Package release 1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 31 B
Download size 9.66 KB
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pagein will attempt to swap in pages that are currently swapped out
to make the pages resident in memory. It is mainly useful for testing
the VM subsystem.


Package Version Architecture Repository
pagein_0.00.05-1_amd64.deb 0.00.05 amd64 Ubuntu Universe
pagein - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.11


Type URL
Binary Package pagein_0.00.05-1_i386.deb
Source Package pagein

Install Howto

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




2017-06-21 - Colin King <>
pagein (0.00.05-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Makefile: bump version again
* Debian/control: update standards to 4.0.0
* Remove exit after a goto, fixes structurally dead code warning
* Make variable sz static so longjmp cannot clobber it
* Make file mmapping private
* Add SEGV handler and fix length calculation
* Seek and read correct page, reference on the non-mmapp'd addresses
* Optimize pages touched count
* Simplify the zero length check
* Fix another segv issue, touch the mapped area
2017-06-20 - Colin King <>
pagein (0.00.04-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Makefile: bump version
* Fix segfault on i386 targets (Closes: #865341)
* snapcraft: add default app and grade keys
2017-03-04 - Colin King <>
pagein (0.00.03-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Initial Debian release (Closes: #856462)
* Makefile: bump version
* Add more explanation to why access failures can occur
* ptrace should be performed before the open of /proc/$pid/mem
* Debian/control: fix typo on pagein name
2017-03-01 - Colin King <>
pagein (0.00.02-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Makefile: bump version
* Minor reworking of page in mapping, clean up readability
* Fixup some build warnings on 32 bit arches
* Makefile: update dist rules to incorporate snapcraft files
* Add COPYING file
2017-01-13 - Colin King <>
pagein (0.00.01-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Initial release

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