> Put it a different way around - if on every other modern unix, the
> worst case scenario is processes start getting killed, but on Linux
> the worst case is the box hardhangs, why the smeg is any sane person
> armed with this knowledge use linux?
I'm no expert on OS design and kernel internals - but there are a number
of situations that I can think of where if you are using swap space at
all, you're fscked.
An obvious example is running a nameserver.
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