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SubjectRe: Avoiding OOM on overcommit...?


On Fri, 24 Mar 2000, David Whysong wrote:

> On Fri, 24 Mar 2000, Alexander Viro wrote:
> >RTFComments. Sharing of text pages is unrelated to overcommit.
>
> But demand loading certainly is related to overcommit, unless the kernel
> was careful to count how many pages it hasn't loaded yet?

There are _text_ pages. As in "ones that can be thrown away at any
moment". Check what part of the binaries is mapped with write allowed.
That's where demand loading may have something with overcommit.


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