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    SubjectRe: Small problem with malloc() tested on 2.1.117/115 (and maybe affecting others)
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    Division by Zero <paradox@maine.rr.com> wrote:
    > I have found that when I malloc() memory and do not access it/clear it,
    > I can malloc() a very large amount (around 2 gigabytes). I only have
    > around 170 MB in swap and ram. If I immediately memset() after each

    Look for memory over-committing in the documentation. You can
    disable this if it is a problem for you, but system-wide only,
    and only in 2.1.x

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