Subject: Re: Swap overcommit (was Re: Replacement for grep(1) (part 2))
To: Charles M. Hannum <>
From: Daniel C. Sobral <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 07/15/1999 00:32:58
"Charles M. Hannum" wrote:
> There are many environments where even the possibility of the
> simulation crashing due to external influence is unacceptable.  I find
> it sad that you resist making FreeBSD robust against such problems,
> but that's your concern.

FreeBSD is robust against the problems you describe. All it takes is
for you to define proper limits for memory usage for each user.

Daniel C. Sobral			(8-DCS)

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