Subject: Re: Virtual Memory Subsystem
To: Jonathan Stone <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: port-i386
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
is fixed.

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