Re: linux swap freeze STILL in 2.4.x

From: Mike Galbraith (
Date: Sun Feb 25 2001 - 11:58:32 EST

On Sun, 25 Feb 2001, Marc Lehmann wrote:

> It seems linux-2.4 still freezes on out-of-memory situations:


> Usually I swapon ./swap some 512MB swapfile, but today I forgot it. When the
> machine started to get sluggish I sent the process a -STOP signal.

Signal delivery during oomest does not work (last time I tested).
Andrea fixed this once.. long time ~problem.


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