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    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.


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