Subject: Re: Swap overcommit (was Re: Replacement for grep(1) (part 2))
To: Michael Richardson <email@example.com>
From: Daniel C. Sobral <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/15/1999 13:45:21
Michael Richardson wrote:
> Ben> Tell me, Mr. Nemeth, has this ever happened to you? Have you ever
> Ben> come *close*?
> Uh, since we don't run overcommit, the answer is specifically *NO*.
And what system do you run?
> I have had it happen on other systems. (Solaris, AIX) It was very
> mystifying to diagnose. Sure, the systems were misconfigured for what we
> were trying to do, but if I wanted build a custom system for every
> application.... well... I'd be running NT.
I have to agree about the mystifying diagnose... Specially when they
*don't* page like hell.
Daniel C. Sobral (8-DCS)
"Would you like to go out with me?"
"I'd love to."
"Oh, well, n... err... would you?... ahh... huh... what do I do