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Re: The Internet locks up Buster

On Thu, 7 Jun 2018 05:38:20 -0400 Borden Rhodes said:

> 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.

TBH I didn't look at the logs. At first, I thought it was a typical thrashing
situation (where no OOM-killer would really help), but it turns out to be a
kernel bug instead.

Please see Reco's latest followups, and both Reco's and my suggestions about it.

Abdullah Ramazanoğlu