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SubjectRe: VM nuisance
On Thu, 16 Aug 2001, Justin A wrote:

> 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?

I think it's a damn good idea. I'd actually begin coding that now, if I
knew where to start. SysRQ has saved my life more than once -- i'm sure it
would help all the other people who are having problems with randomized
thrashing and stuff.

Kelsey Hudson
Software Engineer
Compendium Technologies, Inc (619) 725-0771

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