Re: [2.4.17/18pre] VM and swap - it's really unusable

From: Rik van Riel (
Date: Mon Jan 07 2002 - 19:36:29 EST

On Mon, 7 Jan 2002, Stephan von Krawczynski wrote:

> > To be clear ... -aa and -rmap should of course also work
> > nicely without swap, no excuses for the bad behaviour
> > shown in Martin's test, but at the moment they simply
> > don't seem tuned for it.
> Good to hear we agree it _should_ work. When does it (rmap)?
> ;-)

I integrated Ed Tomlinson's patch today and have made
one more small change. In the patches I ran here things
worked fine, the system avoids OOM now.

Problem is, it doesn't seem to want to run the OOM
killer when needed, at least not any time soon. I need
to check out this code again later.

Anyway, rmap-11 should work fine for your test. ;)



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