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On Fri, Oct 13, 2000 at 10:01:56AM -0400, Chris Swiedler wrote:
> occasionally-used code which could be replaced? Something like Rik's OOM
> killer comes to mind, except that obviously if you're out of memory you're
> not going to be able to load a new executable.

But you can load a module before, "MOD_INC_USE_COUNT;" it and
install a new oom_killer (or better: OOM-Handler) that suits your

You can even install one, which restores old behavior (just
panic()) to be backward-BUG-compatible ;-)

All you need, is to apply my patch[1]. It applies cleanly against
test10-pre1 an test10-pre2.

I'll soon provide an example module, which uses my OOM-killer API
so install a new OOM killer.


Ingo Oeser

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