On Tue, 2003-01-07 at 22:58, Tom Lane wrote:

> > It also logged that it was killed with signal 9, although I didn't kill it!
> > Is there something weird going on here?
> Is this Linux?  The Linux kernel seems to think that killing
> randomly-chosen processes with SIGKILL is an appropriate response to
> running out of memory.  I cannot offhand think of a more brain-dead
> behavior in any OS living or dead, but that's what it does.

Just FYI, I believe the 2.6.x series of kernels will rectify this

Greg Copeland <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Copeland Computer Consulting

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