Re: [PATCH] improving oom detection in rmap10c.

From: Rik van Riel (
Date: Mon Jan 07 2002 - 13:53:31 EST

On Sun, 6 Jan 2002, Ed Tomlinson wrote:

> This patch should prevent oom situations where the vm does not see
> pages released from the slab caches.

> Comments?

I have a feeling the OOM detection in rmap10c isn't working
out because of another issue ... I think it has something to
do with the swap allocation failure path indirectly triggering
OOM, I think I'll go audit the code now ;)

(oh the wonders of maintaining code ... auditing everybody's
code and tracking down bugs instead of doing fun development ;))



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