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SubjectRe: VM nuisance
On Sun, Aug 12, 2001 at 10:45:40AM -0300, Rik van Riel wrote:
> On Sun, 12 Aug 2001, Maciej Zenczykowski wrote:
>
> > How about adding some sort of per-process priority (i.e. a la nice) which
>
> That's not the problem. The killing itself is going
> pretty well.
>
> The problem is to decide WHEN to kill a process.
>
> regards,
>
> Rik

Though it is not a complete solution for all cases(servers etc),
could a SysReq combination be added that triggers OOM? I'm sure many
people use SysReq-k on occasion to get a system out of endless
swapping, I think having a SysReq key for OOM would be a great
improvement.

Comments?
-Justin
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