Ask stupid questions and you'll get a stupid answers, was: Technological advantages over Linux
steve at sohara.org
Sun Jul 26 15:52:21 UTC 2020
On Sun, 26 Jul 2020 10:39:16 -0500
Valeri Galtsev <galtsev at kicp.uchicago.edu> wrote:
> My understanding of Linux OOM killer lies along same lines though my
> understanding is much more simplified: kill minimal number of processes
> to recover maximum amount of resources.
Not always the right thing to do though.
> Another speculative way to say
> it would be: process owning maximum amount of RAM that keeps allocating
> more RAM is first candidate.
What a pity if that is the heavy weight analytic program that has a
run time of several hours/days and is the only thing that matters running
on the system.
Steve O'Hara-Smith <steve at sohara.org>
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