Subject: Re: Replacement for grep(1) (part 2)
To: Matthew Dillon <>
From: Noriyuki Soda <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 07/14/1999 07:15:26
>>>>> On Tue, 13 Jul 1999 14:53:43 -0700 (PDT),
	Matthew Dillon <> said:

>     If you are talking about a user intentionally attempting to run
>     a system out of swap, it is fairly easy to do whether the system
>     uses an overcommit model or not.  The user has any number of
>     ways of blowing the server up too - for example, by making
>     thousands of connections to it or running many huge queries in
>     parallel.

If the kernel and the application behave properly, critical
application doesn't lose it's data in such situation on
non-overcommiting systems.
Your example doesn't make sense.