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SubjectRe: Google's mm problem - not reproduced on 2.4.13
On Fri, 2 Nov 2001, Linus Torvalds wrote:

> If root wants to shoot himself in the head by mlocking all of memory,
> that's not a VM problem, that's a stupid administrator problem.

The kernel limits the amount of mlock()d memory to
50% of RAM, so we _should_ be ok.

(yes, this limit is per process, but daniel only
has one process running anyway)

regards,

Rik
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