Re: Memory overcommitting (was Re:

David Schwartz (
Fri, 21 Feb 1997 10:23:57 -0500 (EST)

On Thu, 20 Feb 1997, Theodore Y. Ts'o wrote:

> So, your milage may vary, but I'd be very, very, surprised if your
> programs which "died for now reason" did so because they ran out of
> memory. If you were running that low on memory, it should have been
> painfully obvious.

Unless, of course, those systems didn't overcommit, in which
case, it's obvious why his processes were dying and running out of memory.