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Re: How to Disable Page Swapping to Disk in NetBSD?

On Sat, 18 Dec 2004, der Mouse wrote:

Past versions behaved rather badly when all RAM+swap was exhausted
(which is significantly easier to do if you have no swap).  I haven't
tried stressing 2.0 in that regard, but it wouldn't surprise me if it
misbehaved too - wedged, or started killing processes "at random", or
some such.

        2.0 seems significantly better under memory starvation, in
        that it picks the 'kill process and keep running' option
        rather than hanging. I think its probably a little unfair
        to group that with out-and-out misfeatures such as wedging :)

                David/absolute       -- No hype required --

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