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[Discuss] memory management

I've done that a while back. I very rarely have a lockup like that, but 
in most cases I can ssh in and accomplish the same task.

On 06/21/2015 03:28 PM, Steve Litt wrote:
> On Sun, 21 Jun 2015 14:23:28 -0400
> Tom Metro <tmetro+blu at> wrote:
>> I've considered a low-tech solution, like having a background script
>> pop-up a notification when free RAM drops below some threshold to
>> prompt me to restart various long running and leaking processes.
> That's not a half bad idea. I might do that too.
> Another thing that might help is to have one of your gettys (Let's say
> Ctrl+Alt+F6) running with a nice value of -20. You use it for nothing
> except using top and killing things when everything bogs down.

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