Re: 2.4.16 & OOM killer screw up

From: Andrea Arcangeli (
Date: Mon Dec 10 2001 - 19:02:23 EST

On Mon, Dec 10, 2001 at 10:14:52AM +0200, Abraham vd Merwe wrote:
> Hi!
> If I leave my machine on for a day or two without doing anything on it (e.g.
> my machine at work over a weekend) and I come back then 1) all my memory is
> used for buffers/caches and when I try running application, the OOM killer
> kicks in, tries to allocate swap space (which I don't have) and kills
> whatever I try start (that's with 300M+ memory in buffers/caches).

I'd try 2.4.17pre4aa1.

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