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    SubjectRe: Virtual vs. physical swap & shared memory forks (clone)
    Rik van Riel writes:
    > On Sat, 25 Mar 2000, Linda Walsh wrote:
    >
    > > The idea is *predictability*. Guarantees of behavior.
    > > Your user deamon is fine for many cases, but it's execution is
    > > not deterministic.
    >
    > Please back up your assertions with code. If you can implement
    > a non-overcommit option which doesn't put overhead in the normal
    > kernel, I'm sure people will use it.

    It would probably be helpful to the audience at large to explain just
    how overheads could increase with non-overcommit.

    Regards,

    Richard....
    Permanent: rgooch@atnf.csiro.au
    Current: rgooch@ras.ucalgary.ca

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