Re: Avoiding OOM on overcommit...?

From: david parsons (
Date: Sun Mar 19 2000 - 21:00:42 EST

In article <>,
James Sutherland <> wrote:

>Now we'll take a WWW server, with 100 processes forked, all sharing
>most of the image. You just blew 2Gb or so of my swap space, to
>achieve - nothing.

    Okay, I'm getting really curious here: what application do you
    have that requires that you run 100 copies of a web server each
    with 20mb of unique writable data?

    david parsons \bi/ I simply avoid the Linux overcommit bug by dropping
                   \/ half a gigabyte of ram into my workstations.

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