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    SubjectRe: Memory mystery..
    On Thu, Oct 22, 1998 at 12:27:28PM +0200, Jos van de Ven wrote:

    > I checked it (now). It is indeed not being run successfully. But even
    > without swap the problem occurs even if there IS enough memory available.
    > So there is a problem with my swap. True. But even with that problem I
    > don't think the kernel should report 'Memory exhausted' if it is not the case.
    > So it could be that the kernel reports this error only if something is wrong
    > with the swap (no swap or non-functional swap)?

    The problem you observe is well known in Linux 2.1 and it's a showstopper
    for diskless systems which don't have a possibility to swap at all.

    Ralf

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