Re: [PATCH] OOM killer API (was: [PATCH] VM fix for 2.4.0-test9 & OOM handler)

From: Bruce A. Locke (
Date: Wed Oct 11 2000 - 10:45:06 EST

On Thu, 12 Oct 2000, Matthew Hawkins wrote:

> Yep, for not setting appropriate resource limits.
> man 2 setrlimit
> Of course, if its a kernel bug that causes it I think you're SOL ;)

This manpage shows me functions and structs. I'm assuming you want these
used by the offending program or the shell under which the program is
being called. In the first case, a person might not have source to the
program and if thats the case, it doesn't help much. And in the second
case, if the shell sets it, does it affect children of a process (aka

Thanks for yout time...

> --
> Matt

Bruce A. Locke

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