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SubjectRe: 2.4 and 2GB swap partition limit
On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 11:40:40PM +0100, Hugh Dickins wrote:
> > > An interesting option (though with less-than-stellar performance
> > > characteristics) would be a dynamically expanding swapfile. If you're
> > > going to be hit with swap penalties, it may be useful to not have to
> > > pre-reserve something you only hit once in a great while.
> > This makes amazingly little sense since you'd still need to
> > pre-reserve the disk space the swapfile grows into.
> It makes roughly the same sense as over-committing memory.
> Both are useful, both are unreliable.

And we have the one, so we should also implement the other one to
be totally unreliable.

*gd&r*

Ingo Oeser
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