[rescue] rescue Digest, Vol 56, Issue 4

Charles Shannon Hendrix shannon at widomaker.com
Thu Jul 5 10:59:25 CDT 2007

Dan Moore wrote:

> 1GB?!  2GB?!  Luxury!  I once had FF eat up 48GB on my Mac:
> 	http://pergamon.livejournal.com/152360.html

What exactly does MacOS mean when it reports virtual memory usage?

I can't imagine you actually having that much RAM and swap dedicated to VM.

Does it allow massive overcommit like that?

shannon           | An Irishman is never drunk as long as he can hold onto
                   | one blade of grass and not fall off the face of the earth.

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