Re: [PATCH] VM fix for 2.4.0-test9 & OOM handler

From: Rik van Riel (
Date: Mon Oct 09 2000 - 15:12:27 EST

On Mon, 9 Oct 2000, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> On Mon, 9 Oct 2000, Andi Kleen wrote:
> > netscape usually has child processes: the dns helper.
> so dns helper is killed first, then netscape. (my idea might not
> make sense though.)

It makes some sense, but I don't think OOM is something that
occurs often enough to care about it /that/ much...

My algorithm is already complex enough for my tastes (but seems
to work quite well in the sense that it usually picks the "right"
process in one shot and kills the process the user expects to be



"What you're running that piece of shit Gnome?!?!"
       -- Miguel de Icaza, UKUUG 2000

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