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SubjectRe: Break 2.4 VM in five easy steps
On Wed, 6 Jun 2001, Sean Hunter wrote:

> A working VM would have several differences from what we have in my
> opinion, among which are:
> - It wouldn't require 8GB of swap on my large boxes
> - It wouldn't suffer from the "bounce buffer" bug on my
> large boxes
> - It wouldn't cause the disk drive on my laptop to be
> _constantly_ in use even when all I have done is spawned a
> shell session and have no large apps or daemons running.
> - It wouldn't kill things saying it was OOM unless it was OOM.

I fully agree these problems need to be fixed. I just wish I
had the time to tackle all of them right now ;)

We should be close to getting the 3rd problem fixed and the
deadlock problem with the bounce buffers seems to be fixed
already.

Getting reclaiming of swap space and OOM fixed is a matter
of time ... I hope I'll have that time in the near future.

regards,

Rik
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