Dave Hansen


Dave has worked in IBM’s Linux Technology Center on the Linux Kernel since 2001. His work has included scalability improvements, memory hotplug, VFS enhancements and checkpoint/restart and containers.

Proposals for this user

* Out of Memory - Helping applications survive the axe or report the aftermath.

The Out of Memory (OOM) killer has consistently been a hotly debated topic in Linux. Why does it kill? What is being done to improve it? What do users really need it to do?
General 06/10/2009
Dave Hansen, Balbir Singh