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SubjectRe: the new VMt
Hello,

> > 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...

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Eric Lowe
FibreChannel Software Engineer, Systran Corporation
elowe@systran.com


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