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SubjectRe: the new VMt

> > Another approach would be to let user space turn off overcommit.
> No. Overcommit only applies to pageable memory. Beancounter is
> really needed for non-pageable resources such as page tables and
> mlock()ed pages.

In addition to beancounter, do you think pageable page tables are
something we want to tackle in 2.5.x? 4MB page mappings on x86
could be cool too, as an option...

Eric Lowe
FibreChannel Software Engineer, Systran Corporation

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