Subject: Re: More newbie questions
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Scott J. Kolodzieski <email@example.com>
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.