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SubjectRe: Killing/balancing processes when overcommited

On Thu, 12 Sep 2002, Jesse Pollard wrote:
> ulimit is a per login limit, not a global per user limit.

I see... Wonderous that I've forgot that.

> Now, which of these processes should be killed?

...the last of the user who has the most processes?

I still don't think that a whitelist could be that good. And however, it
doesn't stand against my suggestion. Firstly kill processes which likely
deadloop on malloc, then the unlisted, and then the rest. All under the
cover of overcommitment...

...Linux, the best-tinkered OOM-killing operating system...

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