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SubjectRe: [RFC] Arch option to touch newly allocated pages
Jeff Dike wrote:
> hpa@zytor.com said:
>
>>This is not necessarily a bad thing, however. If the user hadn't set
>>up enough swap, they're probably better off getting the error message
>>early.
>>
>
> This is not a situation in which a lack of swap or a lack of RAM is a problem.
>
> The problem is a tmpfs filling up.
>
> You think that UML refusing to run if it can't get every bit of memory it
> might ever need is preferable to UML running fine in somewhat less memory?
>

Actually, yes, esp. since the only case you have been able to bring up is
one of the sysadmin being a moron.

-hpa


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