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SubjectRe: Killing/balancing processes when overcommited
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On Mon, 2002-09-16 at 12:11, Rik van Riel wrote:
> On 16 Sep 2002, Timothy D. Witham wrote:
> > On Mon, 2002-09-16 at 07:03, Rik van Riel wrote:
>
> > > > > 1) memory is exhausted
> > > > > 2) the network driver can't allocate memory and
> > > > > spits out a message
> > > > > 3) syslogd and/or klogd get killed
>
> > Not in what I had described. Unless the page fault was for a new page
> > (just malloc'ed) it wouldn't result in the killing of the process.
>
> Unfortunately they do. Reality doesn't quite match your
> description.
>

I wasn't talking about the current situation I was talking about
the pre-allocation method.

Tim

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