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

Andreas Hartmann (
Sun, 24 Mar 2002 19:32:49 +0100

Alan Cox wrote:
>>>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
>>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

How does a process react that doesn't get no more memory?

Andreas Hartmann

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