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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] protect processes from OOM killer
    On Tue, Nov 07, 2000 at 11:19:37AM -0500, Chris Swiedler wrote:
    > Here's a small patch to allow a user to protect certain PIDs from death-
    > by-OOM-killer. It uses the proc entry '/proc/sys/vm/oom_protect'; echo the
    > PIDs to be protected:

    Please base it upon my OOM-Killer-API patch.

    http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/~ioe/oom_kill_api.patch

    This will reduce your patch to an simple module (but you have to
    manage refcounting yourself!) and give the user a choice, which
    one to use.

    If someone provides an OOM-Handler himself, please use my API to
    allow better testing and comparing.

    PS: Of course it applies cleanly against test10 as well ;-)

    Thanks and Regards

    Ingo Oeser
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