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SubjectRe: Large ramdisk crashes system
Date said:
> the kernel is 2.4.5 with 'Simple RAM-based file system support' turned on.

> I issued the following commands.

> mkfs /dev/ram0 400000
> mount /dev/ram0 /mnt
> dd if=/dev/zero of=/mnt/junk bs=1024 count=500000

Why turn on ramfs if you're not going to use it?

mount -t ramfs none /mnt/junk

Use the one in the -ac tree and you get resource limits, which will be
useful. The VM will still be broken, but you should get away with a little


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