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Re: Locking processes against being killed when low on memory

On Thu, Feb 21, 2008 at 01:56:53PM +0000, Stephen Borrill wrote:
> I'm using NetBSD 4.0 with Xorg, etc. running from flash, i.e. no swap. As 
> it's embedded, everything is running as root. Is there any way to tag 
> processes as unkillable when running out of memory? Some processes (e.g. the 
> X server, management daemon and session manager) need to remain running 
> throughout. I don't mind if other things such as web-browsers get killed. 
> Currently bad things happen when it starts to run out of RAM...

I quite liked this one:

in a long thread...



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