mmap vs alloc
jakob at rfc.se
Wed Sep 24 14:46:52 UTC 2003
On Mon, 22 Sep 2003, Michael Richardson wrote:
> But, a *Linux* system in default overcommit mode might kill NSD off
> randomly. (or other processes) Solaris does different things.
> If the data can, and should be shared (read-only), then the *correct* thing
> is to mmap() things appropriately. That is the right thing to do, even on a
> system that supports overcommit.
I'd like to second this - do not rely on overcommit.
is performance worse with mmap?
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