Reacting more strongly to low-memory situations in Firefox 25

Mike Hommey mh at
Mon Nov 25 22:58:03 UTC 2013

On Mon, Nov 25, 2013 at 12:02:50PM -0500, Benjamin Smedberg wrote:
> Note that in many cases, the user hasn't actually run out of memory:
> they have plenty of physical memory and page file available. In most
> cases they also have enough available VM space! Often, however, this
> VM space is fragmented to the point where normal allocations (64k
> jemalloc heap blocks, or several-megabyte graphics or network
> buffers)

jemalloc heap blocks are 1MB.


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