Re: [PATCH] VM fix for 2.4.0-test9 & OOM handler

From: Rik van Riel (
Date: Mon Oct 09 2000 - 15:08:49 EST

On Mon, 9 Oct 2000, Ingo Molnar wrote:

> what do you think about the attached patch? It increases the effective
> priority of a (kernel-) killed process, and initiates a reschedule, so
> that it gets selected ASAP. (except if there are RT processes around.)
> This should make OOM decisions 'visible' much more quickly.

Note that the OOM killer already has this code built-in,
but it may be a good idea to have SIGKILL delivery speeded
up for every SIGKILL ...



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       -- Miguel de Icaza, UKUUG 2000

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