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    SubjectRe: vfork: out of memory, when there's plenty of swap free
    On Sat, 13 Mar 1999, Pavel Machek wrote:

    > run make -j and watch. Peak swap usage gets to 50Meg or so, then it
    > starts dying with vfork: out of memory. [Can someone reproduce these,
    > please?]

    I did exactly that when 2.2.2 came out. I increased the process limit to
    4000 or thereabouts from a measly 512 processes, and it worked.

    Cheers,
    Alex
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