[ILUG] Out of Memory
drjolt+ilug at redbrick.dcu.ie
Mon Mar 6 12:40:49 GMT 2000
Quoting <Pine.WNT.4.21.0003061214270.232-100000 at 8938cs820195.ied.cpqcorp.net>
by Paul Jakma <paul.jakma at compaq.com>:
> but how /do/ you handle OOM? you are totally out of memory, you
> can't swap out processes cause swap is full,
Just kill the process.
> do these OS's need lot's of swap for example?
> Are these other os's perhaps very very anal about memory?
Well, they take it seriously, if that's what you mean.
> And are these other OS's perhaps a lot slower than linux?
A lot slower? No. Even if that were true, for real work, I'm not
interested in any unstable system, fast or not.
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