shrinking memory consumptions

Jim Gettys jg at
Tue Apr 3 14:29:00 EDT 2007

On Tue, 2007-04-03 at 11:27 -0700, Hal Murray wrote:
> > At best you can tell the kernel what order in which to shoot things,
> > and that capability is there. 
> When something gets shot, does its memory become available instantly?  Or 
> does it get to run for a while (wounded?) until it really dies?

The kernel shoots the process and reclaims the memory immediately.
                              - Jim

Jim Gettys
One Laptop Per Child

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