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

Alan Cox (
Tue, 26 Mar 2002 23:47:04 +0000 (GMT)

> what's the point if you're just going to get signal delivery when you
> least want it, even when malloc returns non-NULL? it could even be due to

If you are running with no overcommit you'll always (for any statistically
interesting case get the malloc NULL and no signals)

> it's guaranteed to work in all cases. (hence, apache-1.3 and other
> multiprocess daemon superiority over threaded and event-driven code, tee
> hee :)

thttpd -> 1000 hits/second on a 32Mb pentium

I don't hear you 8)

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