[CentOS] Apache stops without evident cause

Tue Apr 30 19:04:39 UTC 2013
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Keith Keller wrote:
> On 2013-04-30, Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com> wrote:
>> My first guess on mysterious process death on Linux is always the
>> kernel out-of-memory killer.  But I think that is logged somewhere.
> By default the OOM messages should go to the kernel ring buffer (so use
> dmesg to see).  I think that they also go to syslog, so should also be
> in /var/log/messages.

They do, indeed, go to messages. I've seen them *far* too frequently here
(serious heavy-duty multi-threaded scientific computing, or R, will eat