Child Process Killed

Thiago Figueiro TFigueiro at
Thu Mar 24 03:39:24 CET 2011

> Do you think that might help?

You're looking for /proc/PID/oom_score; here, read this:

Reducing memory usage will help, yes.  And what Tollef said in his reply is the practical approach: add ram and/or swap.  At some point the sum of the RESIDENT processes memory size is bigger than SWAP+RAM, and this is what triggers oom_kill.

The other way around is what you suggested yourself: reduce memory usage.


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