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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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