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SubjectRe: Linux BUG: Memory Leak
On Thu, 2003-03-13 at 15:10, Mark Mielke wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 13, 2003 at 09:42:39AM -0500, Richard B. Johnson wrote:
> > But it's a memory leak in the game, not the kernel. They should
> > complain to the game makers. If a game runs the system out of
> > memory so a user can't log in on the root account and kill off
> > the game, it's a problem with the game.
> I would like to encourage the camp of people who believe that UNIX can
> be a stable server platform to innovate ways of ensuring that if a game
> (or other memory intensive program) does run the system out of memory,
> an administrator could login as root and kill the game.

echo "2" >/proc/sys/vm/overcommit_memory

in a -ac kernel

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