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SubjectRe: Overcommitable memory??
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Jesse Pollard <pollard@cats-chateau.net> said:

[...]

> YOU ARN'T OOM - a specific user is out of resources, not a catastrophic
> failure.

If the user's programs get killed, they'll be pissed off. Regardless of any
high "Un-OOMable system configuration" horse the sysadmin is riding. If the
carnage is needless, they'll ask for the sysadmin's hide to use in binding
books.
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