Respite from the OOM killer
Posted Sep 30, 2004 13:39 UTC (Thu) by fergal
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Right now, such a user would cause random processes to be killed, which is arguably worse. Well written programs can gracefully handle a lack of disk space, they cannot gracefully handle being killed by the OOM killer.
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