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SubjectRe: linux memory DOS
On Thu, 2 Sep 1999, Alan Cox wrote:

> > > However, every time I proposed it on this list it has gone down
> > > in a salvo of flames. And I have enough disk for swap now so I
> > > don't really care enough any more to fight that kind of resistance
> > > again.
> >
> > I'm all for it going into the main kernel tree, for what its worth.
>
> I don't think its the Right answer, but its certain a right
> answer. Lets see if we can get the Beancounter work Andrey
> Savochkin has been doing into 2.4.

We probably want both in. The beancounter stuff can prevent
a lot of DoS emergency situations and the program killer is
able to get the machine back to work with minimal damage in
the rare situations that it gets out of hand.

Rik
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