Julian Elischer <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> I believe that vmware mmaps a region of memory and then somehow syncs 
> it to disk. (It is certainly doing something like it here).

Theory: VMWare mmaps a region of memory corresponding to the virtual
machine's "physical" RAM, then touches every page during startup.
Unless some form of clustering is done, this causes 16384 write
operations for a 64 MB virtual machine...

Dag-Erling Smorgrav - [EMAIL PROTECTED]

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