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Linux kernel's Torvalds: 'I am truly sorry' for my 'unprofessional' rants, I need a break to get help

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If only he got so passionate about Linux freezing when it runs out of memory...

The disk light comes on and stays on permanently. All mouse and keyboard interactions stop working, so alt-sysrq RIESUB doesn't work and you generally end up having to manually power down resulting in orphaned nodes when rebooting.

It has been a problem for 20 years.

When is someone going to <expletive deleted> fix it?

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