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SubjectRe: Memory management in Kernel 2.4.x
On Mon, May 27, 2002 at 02:22:22PM -0700, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> Well, if you can't fork a new process because that would push you into
> overcommit, then you usually can't actually do anything useful on the
> machine.

Just use vfork or clone + exec. It's faster and uses less memory.

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