Process "Killed"

dieter h vel.accel at
Tue Sep 2 06:56:45 CEST 2008

On Sat, Aug 30, 2008 at 11:07 AM, Eric Wertman <ewertman at> wrote:
>> I'm doing some simple file manipulation work and the process gets
>> "Killed" everytime I run it. No traceback, no segfault... just the
>> word "Killed" in the bash shell and the process ends. The first few
>> batch runs would only succeed with one or two files being processed
>> (out of 60) before the process was "Killed". Now it makes no
>> successful progress at all. Just a little processing then "Killed".
> This is the behavior you'll see when your os has run out of some
> memory resource.  The kernel sends a 9 signal.  I'm pretty sure that
> if you exceed a soft limit your program will abort with out of memory
> error.
> Eric

Eric, thank you very much for your response.

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