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From David Ford <>
Subject Re: cvs commit: httpd-2.0 STATUS
Date Sun, 03 Feb 2002 22:30:29 GMT
I recommended it on lkml quite a while back, but I don't think the 
current OOM killer has it (SIGDANGER).


Jeff Trawick wrote:

>Does anybody know if the process receives some sort of signal before
>you get nuked on Linux?
>On AIX, in this situation the kernel sends SIGDANGER to some running
>processes.  While I wouldn't recommend trying to evade being nuked, it
>might be nice to have a handler that records something in the log,
>ignores the signal, and raises it again (i.e., don't interfere with
>the system trying to stay alive, but at least let the Apache admin
>know what happened).

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