Subject: Re: More newbie questions
To: None <>
From: Scott J. Kolodzieski <>
List: port-pmax
Date: 08/01/1995 14:42:16

> Not really.  You can get a lot done without ever swapping...  People
> have had trouble building kernels with less than 16 meg of real

Granted, my Linux68K box goes a long wy in 20Meg without swapping, but run X11
and a single GnuChess, and all goes down the tubes...

How is memory out handled? Does the system just role up and die? Or does the
application requireing the mem just punt.