Subject: Re: Swap overcommit (was Re: Replacement for grep(1) (part 2))
To: Matthew Dillon <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Brownlee <email@example.com>
Date: 07/16/1999 09:21:50
On Fri, 16 Jul 1999, Matthew Dillon wrote:
> I'm sorry, but when you write code for a safety related system you
> do not dynamically allocate memory at all. It's all essentially static.
> There is no issue with the memory resource. Besides, none of the BSD's are
> certified for any of that stuff that I know of.
> What's next: A space shot? These what-if scenarios are getting
Well, NetBSD is slated to be used in the 'Space Acceleration
Measurement System II', measuring the microgravity environment on
the International Space Station using a distributed system based
on several NetBSD/i386 boxes.
Sometimes your 'what-if' senarios are others' standard operating
What _is_, what _should be_, and what _could be_ are all distinct.