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SubjectRe: OOM killer gripe (was Re: What still uses the block layer?)

> > Would an oom-kill-someone-now sysrq be of help, I wonder?
> *shrug* It might. I was a letting it run hoping it would complete itself when

sysrq-f, IIRC.

> it locked solid. (The keyboard LEDs weren't flashing, so I don't _think_ it
> paniced. I was in X so I wouldn't have seen a message...)
> (To be honest, I can never remember how to trigger sysrq on a laptop keyboard.
> Presumably X won't intercept it the way it does alt-f1 and ctrl-alt-del...)

sysrq works even in X, and should be pressable on todays laptop
(cesky, pictures)
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