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

From: Rik van Riel (
Date: Mon Oct 09 2000 - 16:34:29 EST

On Mon, 9 Oct 2000, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> On Mon, 9 Oct 2000, Rik van Riel wrote:
> > Would this complexity /really/ be worth it for the twice-yearly OOM
> > situation?
> the only reason i suggested this was the init=/bin/bash, 4MB
> RAM, no swap emergency-bootup case. We must not kill init in
> that case - if the current code doesnt then great and none of
> this is needed.

I guess this requires some testing. If anybody can reproduce
the bad effects without going /too/ much out of the way of a
realistic scenario, the code needs to be fixed.

If it turns out to be a non-issue in all scenarios, there's
no need to make the code any more complex.



"What you're running that piece of shit Gnome?!?!"
       -- Miguel de Icaza, UKUUG 2000

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