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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Prevent OOM from killing init
Benoit Garnier wrote:
> Szabolcs Szakacsits wrote :
> > But if you start
> > to think you get the conclusion that process killing can't be avoided if
> > you want the system keep running.
> What's the point in keeping the OS running if the applications are silently
> killed?
> If your box is running for example a mail server, and it appears that
> another process is juste eating the free memory, do you really want to kill
> the mail server, just because it's the main process and consuming more
> memory and CPU than others?

Yes bloody dumn, becouse I can then go no to the box, blacklist
the smapper causing this with ipchains (or whatever it's called)
and restart sendmail - WITHOUT DRIVING 1900km.
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