Subject: Re: Swap overcommit (was Re: Replacement for grep(1) (part 2))
To: Matthew Dillon <>
From: Alan C. Horn <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 07/16/1999 09:56:57
On Fri, 16 Jul 1999, Matthew Dillon wrote:

>:	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
>:	procedures.
>:		David/absolute
>:       What _is_, what _should be_, and what _could be_ are all distinct.
>    Ummm... this doesn't sound like a critical system to me.  It sounds like
>    an experiment.

It's probably an awfully expensive experiment (putting things into space
is not cheap)

From a financial viewpoint that may be considered critical.



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