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

Alan Cox (
Sun, 24 Mar 2002 18:22:36 +0000 (GMT)

> > At the point you hit OOM every possible heuristic is simply handwaving that
> > will work for a subset of the user base. Fix the real problem and it goes
> > away.
> On the other hand - nobody is perfect and there can be such situations.

My system cannot (short of a bug) go OOM. Thats what the new overcommit
mode 2/3 ensures
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