[Beowulf] User resource limits

Joe Landman landman at scalableinformatics.com
Fri Jun 13 09:11:33 EDT 2008


Prentice Bisbal wrote:

> vm.overcommit?  never heard of that before. I'm going to google that now.

vm tuning knobs/dials

/proc/sys/vm/overcommit_memory
/proc/sys/vm/overcommit_ratio

or via sysctl

landman at lightning:~$ sysctl -a | grep -i overcommit
...
vm.overcommit_memory = 0
vm.overcommit_ratio = 50



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