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SubjectRe: Break 2.4 VM in five easy steps
Xavier Bestel wrote:
> Did you try to put twice as much swap as you have RAM ? (e.g. add a 512M
> swapfile to your box)
> This is what Linus recommended for 2.4 (swap = 2 * RAM), saying that
> anything less won't do any good: 2.4 overallocates swap even if it
> doesn't use it all. So in your case you just have enough swap to map
> your RAM, and nothing to really swap your apps.

Yes, the example given is against the machine at work, which is
configured 512/512. My machine at home is configured 512/1024 and has
the same problems. Further, this machine *used* to have only 256MB of
RAM, and I could still cause the misbehaviour.

#!/usr/bin/perl -w

usage: qrpff 153 2 8 105 225 < /mnt/dvd/VOB_FILENAME \
| extract_mpeg2 | mpeg2dec -
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