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SubjectRe: Linux 2.2.15pre12
> is there any way to turn this off? 


> I've seen the reports from other people about variouses processes
> being shot, and i'd feel much safer sticking to my ulimit's than
> trusting to kernel "telepathy".

Your ulimits are applied first. This only kicks in at the point something
has to die and we are totally out of memory

It scores down root processes, stuff that is touching hw etc. Basically it
means when the shit hits the fan we shoot the user not their X server 8)


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