On Mon, Mar 06, 2000 at 12:22:06PM +0000, Paul Jakma wrote:
> > And it still annoys me that this happened on linux, from 1.3.70+ to
> > 2.2.13. I could never understand such a whopping bug was in Linux for so
> > long. 2.0.x's OOM handling was prolly worse than NT's.
>> but how /do/ you handle OOM?
Bring down the system! Oh, er, I mean send ENOMEM. Kill processes, after
shedding memory by running memory freeing up procedures. Unload kernel
modules, anything. Just don't leave bugs like this in your kernel.
Kernel people know this, it was a bug in the OS.
>And are these other OS's perhaps a lot slower than linux?
Yeh, everythings slower than Linux, that's why Linux rules </slashdot>.
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