Temporary files: RAM or disk?
Posted Jun 4, 2012 13:09 UTC (Mon) by nix
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And while app is swapping in, the system might appear to be locked - I have no idea why, in theory other apps should remain responsive.
Possibly part of the X server has been pushed out to swap, leaving it unable to dispatch events without swapping itself back in off the already-highly-contended disk.
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