Re: Out of memory for ... - suggestion

David Schwartz (
Tue, 30 Jul 1996 10:11:21 -0400 (EDT)

I really don't see how that's possible, even in theory. Any
operating system that allows potentially modifiable code to be shared in a
useful way and supports dynamic extension of a process' stack on demand
has to overcommit.


On Tue, 30 Jul 1996, Bernhard Kaindl wrote:

> On Fri, 26 Jul 1996, David Fries wrote:
> Is it possible to add a config option for disabling virtual memory over-
> commitment and therefore disabling the need to kill random processes?
> Thanks! I would like to have one, so I can trust my system again...
> Best Regards,
> Bernhard Kaindl