Running with vm.overcommit_memory=2

Rob Kearey rkearey at
Mon Feb 21 00:37:27 UTC 2005

Ralf Ertzinger wrote:

> Rex Dieter <rdieter at> wrote:

>>I wouldn't even think about running a system with *0* swap these days.

> Throwing (virtual) memory at the problem is certainly going to make it
> go away, I am sure. It just is not right. 640MB is not exactly a small
> amount of memory (be it real or virtual).

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