Re: do the resource limits still work?

Olaf Titz (
Tue, 10 Jun 1997 11:11:17 +0200

> I was able to dynamically malloc/statically allocate objects with
> more than 3MB.
> Any suggestion?

Try _writing_ to that memory. Memory that is allocated but never
accessed does not count other than for virtual size.

Look at the "swapout" program delivered with ftape. I called it from
conf.modules to allocate 10M and it reliably failed, until I realized
I had set a 10M data limit earlier :-)