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SubjectRe: out of swap
On Tue, Nov 28, 2000 at 01:08:44PM -0800, Ben Ford wrote:
> Jakob Østergaard wrote:
>
> <snip>
>
> > comments, Riel or Andrea ?). I don't know of any good solution to this problem
> > other than just having enough swap space - after all, seriously, with today's
> > disks, who can't spare an extra few hundred megs (which would usually be more
> > than enough).
>
> An embedded system for one . . . .

If you need to browse heavily illustrated web pages on an embedded system (one
small enough to not have a disk), then use a decent browser...

/me runs... ;)

Usually ulimits can help and tons of swap is uncalled for - but this case where
Netscape makes X consume memory on Netscape's behalf is so rare (I guess), that
I don't think this is a problem worthy of the embedded-systems-VM-discussion.

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