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    SubjectRe: Hugepages demand paging V1 [3/4]: Overcommit handling
    On Thu, Oct 21, 2004 at 09:58:26PM -0700, Christoph Lameter wrote:
    >> Changelog
    >> * overcommit handling

    On Fri, Oct 22, 2004 at 12:01:16PM +0100, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
    > overcommit for huge pages sounds like a realy bad idea. Care to explain
    > why you want it?

    It's the opposite of what its name implies; it implements strict
    non-overcommit, in the sense that it tries to prevent the sum of
    possible hugetlb allocations arising from handling hugetlb faults from
    exceeding the size of the hugetlb memory pool.

    -- wli
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