Subject: Re: Replacement for grep(1) (part 2)
To: Michael Richardson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Brian F. Feldman <green@FreeBSD.org>
Date: 07/14/1999 12:02:56
On Wed, 14 Jul 1999, Michael Richardson wrote:
> >>>>> "Matthew" == Matthew Dillon <email@example.com> writes:
> Matthew> Maybe if I call the sysctl "vm.crashmenow". No, that will just make more
> Matthew> people actually try it. It might be doable as a compile-time option,
> Matthew> since you wouldn't be able to run anything approaching standard on
> Matthew> such a system anyway. I don't see much use for it myself. As I said
> Matthew> before, there are easier ways to manage memory that are not quite as
> Matthew> arbitrary as simply refusing a potential overcommit.
> Is there anyway on FreeBSD to
> a) ask that one not be on the SIGKILL list?
> b) tune the amount of overcommit?
I think it would be better to find the process(es) trying to use memory so
voraciously and send them the SIGKILLs. This should be feasible.
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