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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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