Subject: Re: Swap overcommit (was Re: Replacement for grep(1) (part 2))
To: None <>
From: Matthew Dillon <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 07/15/1999 20:08:15
:>     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.

    If your machines aren't going to run out of swap, then the overcommit 
    isn't going to hurt you in a million years.

					Matthew Dillon