Originally Posted by terrymiller
oom_killer has killed the Xserver on my systems. Can I turn it off or do I remove it.
No, you can't turn it off, and even if you could, you don't want to. Read up on it:
OOM = O
emory. You have a process that's behaving badly. Low priority stuff gets killed first. You don't say what version/distro of Linux, or give any details on the box. Chances are there's a database on it, right???