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SubjectRe: the new VMt
Hi,

On Tue, Sep 26, 2000 at 11:02:48AM -0600, Erik Andersen wrote:

> Another approach would be to let user space turn off overcommit.

No. Overcommit only applies to pageable memory. Beancounter is
really needed for non-pageable resources such as page tables and
mlock()ed pages.

Cheers,
Stephen
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