Keep in mind if it does not "crash" and you have enough swap that the
machine will just get so slow as to be useless.
On my firefox leaving the weather channel up will result in that "tab"
eating all of my memory. This morning it had 3.1GB when I killed it
(10GB machine), and I have had it drive several GB in swap basically
hanging the machine so bad a power cycle is the fastest solution. The
weather channel paged for me has a been a problem for months. It
could be a firefox bug or it could be something specific to the web
page causing it. There are likely other web pages that have the exact
On Tue, May 19, 2020 at 6:17 AM Ed Greshko <ed.greshko(a)greshko.com> wrote:
> On 2020-05-19 18:26, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> > On Tue, 2020-05-19 at 07:37 +0800, Ed Greshko wrote:
> >>> What's the memory usage? F32 enabled the faster oom killer:
> >>> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Changes/EnableEarlyoom
> >> Keep in mind that earlyoom installs only applies to new installs.
> >> If one is upgrading from an earlier version of Fedora it won't be
automatically installed. Nor is it
> >> installed on all spins.
> > My system was upgraded from F31 to F32 and does have earlyoom installed
> > and running. I have never installed it myself and indeed wasn't even
> > aware of it before reading this thread. This is Fedora Workstation,
> > though I actually use KDE.
> OK, then maybe it is added to Workstation on the upgrade. I suppose you can verify
> by looking at the dnf history for the upgrade.
> I've not done an upgrade of a Workstation edition as of yet.
> Either way, one can look at the journal to see if either the oom_reaper or earlyoom
> a process.
> The key to getting good answers is to ask good questions.
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