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From Christopher Schultz <ch...@christopherschultz.net>
Subject Re: Tomcat unexpectedly shuts down
Date Fri, 13 Feb 2009 03:19:28 GMT
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Chuck,

On 2/12/2009 10:30 AM, Caldarale, Charles R wrote:
>> From: Gregor Schneider [mailto:rc46fi@googlemail.com]
>> Subject: Re: Tomcat unexpectedly shuts down
>>
>> @Chuck: never heard about the OOM-killer.
> 
> GIYF.  A nasty beast, at best.

Even better, MIYF (man is your friend). The man page for malloc on Linux
talks about the OOM killer, and even tells you how to disable it. (!)

>> But what I almost can't believe is that if such a
>> thing exists, that it doesn't carve it's footprints
>> into syslog...
> 
> Likely, but since the OP used the term "exception", I expect he was
> referring to the Tomcat, not system, logs.

Syslog should contain something like:

Out of Memory: Killed process [PID] [process name]

if the kernel murdered your process to reclaim memory.

- -chris

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