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Re: Locking processes against being killed when low on memory
On Thu, Feb 21, 2008 at 10:16:35PM +0000, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> I wrote a program that was intended to grab and zero all free memory.
> When I tried running it while multiuser, it crashed the machine... I
> was unable to reproduce that in single-user, and since I was in X I
> have no idea what the crash was.
How recently was this? I used to get this behavior pretty reliably
whenever I accidentally ran a program that used all the memory on the
system, but it stopped being a problem maybe a year ago or so and I
thought whatever it was had probably been fixed.
- David A. Holland / dholland+netbsd%eecs.harvard.edu@localhost
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