On Tue, 18 Oct 2016, Jeroen Demeyer wrote:
Setting (as root) the value of /proc/sys/vm/overcommit_memory will not
Are you sure? With vm.overcommit_memory set to "2", the error should happen
Yes, I tested that too. Just add print-function before and after the line
I sent, and you can see that it will fail in memset(). (But, as said, with
different error message.)
I used 64-bit Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with most recent kernel from Ubuntu
packages. This kernel should not have any tweaks.