[lkml]   [2000]   [Mar]   [19]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: Overcommitable memory??
Den 17-Mar-00 10:04:27 skrev James Sutherland følgende om "Re: Overcommitable memory??":

> Yes. There may be a few, specialist applications where you truly want/need
> overcommit disabled (embedded apps, perhaps?) - but for the desktop/server
> market, overcommit is almost essential.

Lost of non-Linux systems work fine without it. Do you actually have any
numbers to back up your claims?

A programmer can waste quite a lot of time hunting for non-existant
bugs to explain crashes caused by a kernel which can't keep count of its
memory. Been there, done that.


| Rask Ingemann Lambertsen | E-mail: |
| Please do NOT Cc: to me or the | WWW: |
| mailing list. I am on the list.| "ThrustMe" on XPilot, ARCnet and IRC |
| Windows NT is the OS of the future and always will be... |

To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:57    [W:0.100 / U:84.444 seconds]
©2003-2018 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site