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Re: memory usage on a sparc

ted@edu.NMSU writes:
> sunos supports copy on write as of version 4.0.  unfortunately for the
> good guys, when you allocate a copy on write page, swap space is also
> allocated.  this means that every user of cmu cl would have to have
> nearly 30MB of swap available.  bleah.

Why 30MB?  The only part anywhere near that large (unless you load lots o'
stuff of course) is the part that's mapped read-only from the core file (and
never remapped), which shouldn't ever need swap space...


Miles Bader  --  HCRC, University of Edinburgh  --  Miles.Bader@ed.ac.uk
99% of everything is grunge