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

From: bert hubert (
Date: Mon Oct 09 2000 - 18:35:23 EST

On Mon, Oct 09, 2000 at 02:38:10PM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:

> So the process that gave X the bitmap dies. What now? Are we going to
> depend on X un-counting the resources?
> I'd prefer just X having a higher "mm nice level" or something.

I wonder how many megabytes we can fill with all messages about an OOM
killer. I remember threads about this from '94 onwards. Perhaps we can
finally have a sane one now :-)


bert hubert

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