Ask stupid questions and you'll get a stupid answers, was: Technological advantages over Linux

Steve O'Hara-Smith steve at
Sun Jul 26 08:39:22 UTC 2020

On Sun, 26 Jul 2020 13:32:56 +0700
Victor Sudakov <vas at> wrote:

> FreeBSD freezes, then kills some innocent random processes like
> local_unbound, then it may slowly recover. Sometimes it guesses
> correctly and kills the offender (firefox most often).

	What else would you have it do ?  Kill the largest process ? Kill
the last process to call malloc ? There is no good response to OOM. The OS
has no way to know which processes you care about most.

Steve O'Hara-Smith <steve at>

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