Re: Draft version of Out-Of-Memory killer

Alexander Kjeldaas (
Mon, 4 May 1998 17:00:51 +0200

On Mon, May 04, 1998 at 11:42:54AM +0200, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:
> Does for_each_task() include process 1? If so select_bad_process must
> check that the selected process won' t be init. BTW, I am able to kill
> init in out of memory condition in 2.0.34xxx. I never tried in 2.1.x but
> sure it' s the _first_ thing we must avoid.

for_each_task() includes init as well as kernel threads.


 Alexander Kjeldaas, Guardian Networks AS, Trondheim, Norway

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