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SubjectRe: init killed by oom() with 2.2.5
In article <>,
Oliver Xymoron <> wrote:
>One of my servers committed suicide yesterday morning by killing init via
>oom(), along with syslog[1], named, and httpd. Probably due to the web
>server getting out of hand. Stock Redhat 6.0 2.2.5 kernel.
>Shouldn't init be spared from SIGKILL or at worst re-execed?

2.2.5 and 2.2.8 are known to be broken. Use 2.2.7 or 2.2.9 (some people
reported hangs with 2.2.9 though, you might want to try 2.2.10-pre2).

Indifference will certainly be the downfall of mankind, but who cares?

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