Thomas Bridge wrote:
> An obvious example is running a nameserver.
Agreed, but perhaps surprisingly, this is exactly the application where you
absolutely have to have VM overcommit. Otherwise, you are unable to fork
I don't know what sort of vm footprint Clubi's nameserver has, but IOL's is
regularly in the region of 70 or 80Mb. Imagine forking 10 copies of this
(for named-xfer) where each child was guaranteed full r/w use of the memory
they inherited from their parent? Ugh.
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