ASU - out of memory?

Esben Stien b0ef at
Thu Aug 21 17:50:26 CEST 2008

Tilman Baumann <tilman at> writes:

> all the linux memory overcommit behaviour more or less depends on
> the fact that it can allways save it's ass by using swap. (Instead
> of helplessley crashing)

Yes, or killing the application. Not having swap is nonsense;). If you
are using swap something is wrong, right, but then you fix it. I find
it strange that the debian install didn't make a little swap

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