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SubjectRe: vm philosophising
Why don't we all follow the MSCommit method of VM? We simply allocate 99% 
of physical RAM for cache and other non-userspace purposes, and whenever an
application needs memory, pop up a message:
printk("Your system is out of virtual memory. Linux is increasing
your virtual memory size. During this time, memory allocation requests may
fail.\n");

Then spend a few minutes doing hard disk I/O, while exposing bugs in
programs that don't check to make sure that malloc succeeded.


;)



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Stevie-O

Real programmers use COPY CON PROGRAM.EXE

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