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Re: [SLE] adobe acrobat alternative
  • From: Danny Sauer <suse-linux-e.suselists@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 26 Feb 2005 10:33:48 -0600
  • Message-id: <200502261033.48505.suse-linux-e.suselists@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Friday 25 February 2005 04:16 pm, Randall R Schulz wrote:
[...]
> (*) The one weakness I've experienced more than any other on my SuSE
> Linux system is its vulnerability to a rogue process consuming so much
> memory that everything else gets swapped out and it becomes impossible
> to even kill the errant process.

Clearly, you need more memory. :) Most modern system will accept 2GB, if
not 4 or more. You should have time to kill acroread before it fills up
2GB of physical memory.

--Danny, noting that the kernel starts killing processes when it runs out of
memory...

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