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    SubjectRe: MM bug
    On Mon, 27 May 1996, Alfredo Sanjuan wrote:

    > On Mon, 27 May 1996, Martin Mares wrote:
    >
    > > yet): You can simply crash the system by issuing "grep any_string /dev/zero".
    > > As the lines in /dev/zero have infinite length, grep tries to allocate still more
    > > memory for its line buffer until the memory is exhausted. But no out of memory
    > > message appear and the system gets frozen (interrupts work, but normal processes
    >
    > Hmmm....seems to work well for me...

    Also works for me. I get a "grep: memory exhausted" error and the system
    continues like normal.

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