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SubjectRe: Memory management in Kernel 2.4.x
On Mon, 27 May 2002, Andreas Hartmann wrote:

> rsync allocates all of the memory the machine has (256 MB RAM, 128 MB swap).
> When this occures, processes get killed like described in the posting
> before. The machine doesn't respond as long as the rsync - process isn't
> killed, because it fetches all the memory which gets free after a process
> has been killed.

And the rsync process never gets singled out? nice!

Zwane Mwaikambo


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