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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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