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SubjectRe: Memory mystery..

Hello All, How about using a ram-disk for swap ?
I am aware that if the power cycles ... But same with disk swap .
& would have to have good amount of ram for this to work .

Just an idea.

On Wed, 4 Nov 1998 ralf@uni-koblenz.de wrote:
> 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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