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SubjectRe: VM problems with 2.2.17pre19
On Thu, 24 Aug 2000, Richard Guenther wrote:

> With bad behaving apps (like acroread4 which leaks memory like
> hell) using all of the available swap space 2.2.17pre19 (and
> previous) get into never ending swap-fights which one cannot
> interrupt because neither mouse nor keyboard are responding
> anymore (well, sysrq-k works but leaves the machine blind).
>
> I suspect acceptable behaviour would be to at least try to
> kill some random (ok, not that flamewar again, please...)

Alan, my patch is still available and should plug right
into the latest 2.2 kernel ....

regards,

Rik
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-- Miguel de Icaza, UKUUG 2000

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