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Re: gc-by-area and host uptimes

    Date: Thu, 9 Feb 89 10:21 EST
    From: Qobi@ZERMATT.LCS.MIT.EDU (Jeffrey Mark Siskind)

    Although I understand the benefits of real time copying GC
    for interactive use of a large virtual memory Lisp, I have for a
    long time wished that Symbolics would offer an offline GC that required
    a minimal amount of free storage for two reasons: 1) it would allow
    unattended operation of long compute-bound jobs that used a lot of memory.
    2) it would allow me to recover from situations like the one I
    am currently in without having to baby-sit the machine through

Same here and ditto on having nothing but paging space and my (non-inc) boot
world too...

Some space could be saved if netbooting only copied in pages as they were
needed, rather than the entire world (an indirect request act :-).

Brad Miller		U. Rochester Comp Sci Dept.
miller@cs.rochester.edu {...allegra!rochester!miller}