What does the PG_swapbacked of page flags actually mean?

From: common An
Date: Wed Feb 20 2013 - 05:44:28 EST

PG_swapbacked is a bit for page->flags.

In kernel code, its comment is "page is backed by RAM/swap". But I couldn't
understand it.
1. Does the RAM mean DRAM? How page is backed by RAM?
2. When the page is page-out to swap file, the bit PG_swapbacked will be set
to demonstrate this page is backed by swap. Is it right?
3. In general, when will call SetPageSwapBacked() to set the bit?

Could anybody kindly explain for me?

Thanks very much.
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