How to disable the Out of memory or oom-killer?

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Issue

  • How to disable the Out of memory or oom-killer?
  • How do I determine and configure the likelihood that a process will be killed in a out-of-memory situation?

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7

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