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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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