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SubjectRe: Out of memory?
Jesse Pollard wrote:

> It gets the process currently requesting memory. Nothing more. That process may
> be init, if init is requesting memory (ie. fork/exec).

Which is "obviously incorrect" as it kills the wrong program nearly all the time.
It's easy to make a data trail. Repetitively load a huge file into netscape.
Nearly every time the wrong programs get killed and the system shortly becomes
unusable.

-d

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