Re: limit resident memory size

From: Timothy Miller (
Date: Thu Jun 12 2003 - 18:13:55 EST

David Schwartz wrote:
>>I would like to limit the maximum resident memory size
>>of a process within a threshold, i.e. if its virtual
>>memory footprint exceeds this threshold, it needs to
>>swap out pages *only* from within its VM space.
> Why? If you think this is a good way to be nice to other processes, you're
> wrong.

Why is he wrong?

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