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SubjectRe: oom-9 [Re: [patch] oom-7]
On Thu, 8 Oct 1998, Rik van Riel wrote:

>This is broken, because swap_out() also is used to:
>- clear out clean pages which have a mapping in swap space
>- unmap mmap()ed pages from the application's address space

Ok reversed, Thanks.

>I'm pretty sure that these reports already are in the linux-kernel
>archives of several months back. In any case, I don't think we
>should take the risk of going with a less sure behaviour of kswapd,
>especially not now we're in a code freeze...

Instead I think the opposite. We can' t ship a kernel that deadlock by

Andrea[s] Arcangeli

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