Re: [2.4.18] Security: Process-Killer if machine get's out of memory

Rik van Riel (
Sun, 24 Mar 2002 14:45:29 -0300 (BRT)

On Sun, 24 Mar 2002, Roy Sigurd Karlsbakk wrote:

> Would it hard to do some memory allocation statistics, so if some
> process at one point (as rsync did) goes crazy eating all memory, that
> would be detected?

No. What I doubt however is whether it would be worth it,
since most machines never run OOM.



Bravely reimplemented by the knights who say "NIH".

- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in the body of a message to More majordomo info at Please read the FAQ at