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Re: Locking processes against being killed when low on memory

> 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.  (Why did I write such a program?  I
> wanted to generate a system core file to upload.  First, I know from
> experience (and running the 'strings' command) that a lot of sensitive
> information can be left lying around memory.  Second, when most of RAM
> is zeros the file compresses a lot better, and that's a big advantage
> when you have 3GB of RAM in the dump...)

please investigate what the crash was and file a PR.


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