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SubjectRe: [PATCH] strict VM overcommit for stock 2.4
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On Thu, 2002-07-18 at 18:31, Szakacsits Szabolcs wrote:
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> On Thu, 18 Jul 2002, Szakacsits Szabolcs wrote:
> > And my point (you asked for comments) was that, this is only (the
> > harder) part of the solution making Linux a more reliable (no OOM
> > killing *and* root always has the control) and cost effective platform
> > (no need for occasionally very complex and continuous resource limit
> > setup/adjusting, especially for inexpert home/etc users).
>
> Ahh, I figured out your target, embedded devices. Yes it's good for
> that but not enough for general purpose.

Adjusting the percentages to have a root only zone is doable. It helps
in some conceivable cases but not all. Do people think its important, if
so I'll add it

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