The OOM Killer or Out Of Memory Killer is a process that the
linux kernel employs when the system is critically low on memory. … This maximises the use of system memory by ensuring that the
memory that is allocated to processes is being actively used.
This self-answered question asks:
- How to test oom-killer from the command line?
A quicker method than the 1/2 hour it takes in the self-answer would be accepted.