Running with vm.overcommit_memory=2

Stan Bubrouski stan at
Fri Feb 18 16:21:48 UTC 2005

Ralf Ertzinger wrote:
> Hi.
> Rik van Riel <riel at> wrote:
>>You configured the kernel to not overcommit memory, so it won't.
>>It makes sure that all the memory that was requested is available
>>for programs to use, regardless of whether programs actually use it.
> How much memory does it take to clone() a bash?


-sb = a continuous waste of bandwith :)

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