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    SubjectRe: Overcommit_memory logic fails when swap is off
    Hello there,

    After 2½ year I stumbled over this thread:

    > On Wed, 2002-08-21 at 13:23, Alan Cox wrote:
    >> 2.5 propses including the ability to set the %age between the 0% of
    >> mode 3, the 50 of mode 2 and upwards to things relevant in some
    >> embedded system cases. So for 2.6 you will be able to tune it in
    >> different ways according to precise understanding of workload.
    > Alan, hch or someone asked if it would be possible to merge the 2.5
    > behavior into 2.4-ac ... are you interested or do you not want to
    > break compatibility?

    > Note for "mode 2" the behavior is identical. For "mode 3" they would
    > also need to set vm_memory_ratio to "0".

    > If you are willing, I'll send you a diff...
    > Robert Love
    As I can see, the patch never made it in 2.4.x, right?!
    So, I would like a diff - if still possible :-)

    I know it's been a while, but I'm stuck with a 2.4 kernel for my
    embedded device and have problems with the OOM...

    Best regards,
    Martin Egholm

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