[ILUG] Out of Memory
John P. Looney
jplooney-ilug at online.ie
Tue Mar 7 09:11:45 GMT 2000
On Tue, Mar 07, 2000 at 12:05:56AM +0000, David Murphy mentioned:
> > Not quite true. Either 2.51 or 2.6 won't start CDE without at least
> > 500k of swap. I have no idea why. It confused the hell out of me,
> > till someone told me about it..
> Ok, the precise truth is, an application can explicitly request a
> chunk of swap space. Me, I think of CDE as an application you may run
> on your Solaris box, but probably not a server, which may be hundreds
> of miles away and probably doesn't have a head anyway.
Quite often, yeah.
Until you find yourself on a customer site, installing Sun's "Netra"
software. Which, for those that don't know, is sort of an "Internet server
for idiots", and requires CDE. On an Ultra 2 with 512MB RAM for some
I have to say, I didn't know apps could do that. Can you do that on Linux ?
"The fool must be beaten with a stick, for an intelligent person
the merest hint is sufficient" -- Zen Master Greg
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