Re: [PATCH] improving oom detection in rmap10c.

From: Rik van Riel (
Date: Mon Jan 07 2002 - 18:13:04 EST

On Mon, 7 Jan 2002, Ed Tomlinson wrote:
> Rik van Riel wrote:
> > 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
> I did not think this would solve all the OOM problems. I do
> think it will improve the situation in some instances.

It certainly seems to work here, I'm including your patch
into rmap-11 ;)

> Hope your audit discloses other problems.

I haven't found any yet, the code seems ok even after
staring at it for an hour or so.



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