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

Alan Cox (
Sun, 24 Mar 2002 19:50:22 +0000 (GMT)

> > 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?

Thats up to the process. If a program doesn't handle malloc/mmap/etc
failures then its junk anyway
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