valen at tuatha.org spoke thusly:
> Reasoning being that having no poor patches for OOM was more likely to
>speed up development of a good one, than a series of stopgap measures.
yes, but it seems that 2.3.x is fixing that. also i think alan's recent
2.2.x release notes have some oom fixes.
> Same reasons devfs and GGI never made it in...I thought it strange that no
>one would maintain a kernel with all the wierd shit in it, that Linus said
>"No!" to ...
they do. look at the "unofficial patches" section of
http://www.kernelnotes.org/ . there's even a kernel debugger patch
(courtesy of sgi).
www.linuxmama.com used to do them as well but it seems woefully out of
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