Subject: Re: weird memory stuff...
To: Marc Wandschneider <>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <cgd@nobozo.CS.Berkeley.EDU>
List: current-users
Date: 12/22/1993 04:26:00
> 	when i first installed 0.9 and -current, i noticed that after
> 	a certain point [no idea what it was ;-)], processes that
> 	were created all were reported to have a 32m virtual memory
> 	size,

that was due to a bug relating to stack allocation and 'unlimit',
unless i'm mistaken...

> 	after rebooting, i had no problems, however, i have just been
> 	running top for some time now, and have noticed the same
> 	thig happening---every single process i create is being
> 	reported by top and ps as having an 8m virtual size
> 	something extremely unlikely.

i've never seen anything like this.  the 'unlimit' problem was
fixed...  are you running an up-to-date copy of ps and w?

what's the date on the -current you're running?