Re: The Internet locks up Buster
- Date: Thu, 7 Jun 2018 05:38:20 -0400
- From: Borden Rhodes <jrvp@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: The Internet locks up Buster
> Date: Thu, 7 Jun 2018 01:32:27 +0300
> The first questions regarding Out Of Memory situation is, how much memory do
> you have, and what Desktop Environment and active programs (other than the
> browser) have you been using when OOM-killer got triggered?
I use KDE. That may be part of the problem.
I can trigger OOM with only with a browser (Firefox or Chromium) open
because it leaks memory on certain websites. Of course, I can trigger
it more quickly with other programs like LibreOffice running. I can
avoid some of those websites, but I'd rather have my computer not lock
up. I have more than enough RAM to run a modern operating system.
So, with this information, how do I get OOM or some other
anti-resource-hogging system working on Linux so my computer doesn't
lock up? Did my kern.log provide any useful information? The stuff I
posted at https://paste.debian.net/1028268/ is all that got logged
during the lock up.