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SubjectRe: Linux 2.2.15pre12 [VM fixes]
On Mon, 6 Mar 2000, James Manning wrote:

> Again, notice that my heuristic was simply reverse-ordering
> chronologically. Yes, I meant pid's < 1000, but the number

It's quite possible (about a 3% chance) that the PID of the
hog (that we _want_ to get killed) is in the <1000 range...

Also, "simply reverse-ordering chronologically" doesn't work
if it means killing two dozen innocent processes before we
get to the memory hog.

Killing processes when we're out of memory is _bad_ (but
unavoidable) so we'd better make sure that we kill the hog
and keep all other processes alive...


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