All top links when Googling for OOM score seem to indicate that the values must be between -1000 and 1000.
I tried to verify that with a simple
cat /proc/*/oom_score | sort -n | less and I encountered all sorts of values ranging from 0 to 30132501, with the vast majority being between 1000 and 10000.
How should I interpret this?
To my knowledge nothing is manually adjusting the
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