Using large memory segments with a telnet session

Christopher Faylor cgf@redhat.com
Thu Jan 4 10:44:00 GMT 2001


On Thu, Jan 04, 2001 at 10:54:04AM -0500, Earnie Boyd wrote:
>> Any ideas?
>> 
>
>Using the source I find:
>
> /* Note that reserving a huge amount of heap space does not result in
> swapping since we are not committing it. */
> /* FIXME: We should not be restricted to a fixed size heap no matter
> what the fixed size is. */
>
> heap_chunk_in_mb = reg.get_int ("heap_chunk_in_mb", 128);
> if (heap_chunk_in_mb < 4)
>   {
>     heap_chunk_in_mb = 4;
>     reg.set_int ("heap_chunk_in_mb", heap_chunk_in_mb);
>   }
>
>So if your program isn't finding the registry key then the heap_chunk is
>4mb not 128mb.

The default size is 128MB if there is no registry entry but if someone
specifies less than 4MB, then default to 4MB.

That's what this code is saying.

cgf

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