Subject: Re: Replacement for grep(1) (part 2)
To: Matthew Dillon <>
From: Noriyuki Soda <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 07/14/1999 06:22:49
>>>>> On Tue, 13 Jul 1999 14:16:54 -0700 (PDT),
	Matthew Dillon <> said:

> > Unlike 4.4BSD derived VM, Solaris VM has a way to reserve backing store.

>     Secondly, for such a server to fail to run is just as bad as if
>     the system were to run out of swap.

>     IRIX has a swap reservation flag too, a left-over from the SysV days.
>     It is a totally useless flag.

That's wrong.
On such systems, critical server has a chance to save it's data to
On 4.4BSD derived systems, it cannot be guaranteed.