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Embrace the OOM killer!

Embrace the OOM killer!

Posted Sep 30, 2004 2:35 UTC (Thu) by dank (guest, #1865)
Parent article: Respite from the OOM killer

At my last job, it turned out after much experimentation that the best
way to handle OOM conditions in our embedded system was to panic and
halt the system, and alert the developers that their application software
had misbehaved.

'Course, you can't do that on a regular PC, where the user might
get a bit ticked off :-)

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