Subject: Re: Virtual Memory Subsystem
To: Jonathan Stone <email@example.com>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/26/1996 00:11:50
On Mon, 25 Nov 1996 23:55:28 -0800
Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU> wrote:
> OpenBSD has a fix. It's sub-optimal but perhaps we could use it
> until a _real_ fix of the VM system is done?
OpenBSD's "fix" for the "swap leak" is not just sub-optimal. The last
time I asked to Niklas about it, it still had a _serious_ bug, which could
cause crashes under load (due to object locking problems).
I'd rather have the current, well-understood behavior until that problem
Jason R. Thorpe email@example.com
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