Subject: Re: Swap overcommit (was Re: Replacement for grep(1) (part 2))
To: Matthew Dillon <>
From: None <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 07/15/1999 17:53:52
>     In that scenario, the 512MB of swap I assigned to this machine would be
>     dangerously low.

With 13GB disks available for a couple of hundred bucks, my machines aren't
going to run out of swap space any time soon, even if I commit to disk.

All I want for Christmas is a knob to disable overcommit.