Subject: question about swap space
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Kenneth Stailey <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/09/1995 18:22:12
What is the policy for dealing with programs that eat all of the swap
space.  Shouldn't the kernel kill the offending processes?  I ask
because this one-liner panics my NetBSD/i386 1.0A July 4th system:

   main() { char *p; while(1) {p=malloc(1000);memset(p,0,1000);fork();} }