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SubjectRe: guarantee_memory() syscall?
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Raul Miller <moth@magenta.com> writes:

> Can anyone tell me about the viability of a guarantee_memory() syscall?
>
> [I'm thinking: it would either kill the process, or allocate all virtual
> memory needed for its shared libraries, buffers, allocated memory, etc.
> Furthermore, it would render this process immune to the OOM killer,
> unless it allocated further memory.]

Except for the OOM killer semantics mlockall already exists.

Eric

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