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SubjectRe: Looking for better VM
On Mon, 6 Nov 2000, Szabolcs Szakacsits wrote:
> On Wed, 1 Nov 2000, Rik van Riel wrote:
> > but simply because
> > it appears there has been amazingly little research on this
> > subject and it's completely unknown which approach will work
> There has been lot of research, this is the reason most Unices support
> both non-overcommit and overcommit memory handling default to
> non-overcommit [think of reliability and high availability].

It's a shame you didn't take the trouble to actually
go out and see that non-overcommit doesn't solve the
"out of memory" deadlock problem.

[if you want an explanation, look in the archives,
we've explained this a dozen times now]


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