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    SubjectRe: A true story of a crash.
    On 980816, Theodore Y. Ts'o wrote:
    > I've tried using a system with strict allocation, and it runs out of
    > memory *really* quickly. In fact, it usually runs out of memory so
    > quickly that it's frequently not very useful.

    I've used a large Solaris system (~2 1/2 gig RAM) with strictallocation (I
    don't know if that was standard, or if our site had it turned on for some
    reason) where we had to have *many* gigabytes of disk dedicated to swap,
    despite the fact that *none* of it was ever used.

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