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My Opinion of Out-Of-Fuel Mechanism (Linux):

The Out Of Fuel Mechanism (or OOF Mechanism) is an analogy devised by Andries Brouwer to describe the insanity of the Linux Out-Of-Memory Killer (OOM Killer).

It substituted programs on a system with passengers on a plane, and memory with weight (requiring more fuel).