More memory - less OOM situations
Posted Jun 10, 2010 13:12 UTC (Thu) by NAR
Parent article: Another OOM killer rewrite
complaints about poor choices are less common than they once were
I think the main reason for this is that nowadays we have more memory in our desktops than the KDE/GNOME applications plus firefox uses and even when gnome-panel manages to allocate half GB and the system starts swapping, the user has a good chance to kill the process manually instead of relying on the OOM killer.
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