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SubjectRe: [patch] my latest oom stuff
On Sun, 25 Oct 1998, Linus Torvalds wrote:

>Actually, I'd prefer a _stupider_ approach, which would be to get rid of
>"tries" altogether, and instead do:

I prefer a stupider approach too.

> unsigned long start = jiffies;
> do {
> .. swapout ..
> } while (jiffies == start);

Hmm yes.

>Could you try the above simple approach?


>I really think that being simple should work. Anything complex I wouldn't
>ever trust in all circumstances.


Andrea Arcangeli

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