Virtual Memory?

Discussion in 'Jailbreaks and iOS Hacks' started by Benjamindaines, Feb 1, 2009.

  1. Benjamindaines macrumors 68030

    Benjamindaines

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    Is there anyway to get virtual memory on the iPhone so memory will dump to the flash storage (just like on a desktop OS) so apps don't crash while running in the background?
     
  2. egk69 macrumors 6502

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    that would be cool!, so many storage space, apps, and so many things you can do, its hearth breaking that it runs so low on memory
     
  3. ppc750fx macrumors 65816

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    Hmm... I though the iPhone already had a working swap system in place... 'top' reports VM statistics (pageins, pageouts, etc.), so I'd be surprised if it wasn't already paging stuff to disk (i.e. flash). It's been a while since I last examined that aspect of the OS, so I very well could be wrong...
     

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