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    SubjectRe: out_of_memory() heuristic broken for different mem configurations (fwd)
    On Thu, 8 Nov 2001, Linus Torvalds wrote:
    > On Thu, 8 Nov 2001, Marcelo Tosatti wrote:
    > >
    > > I guess you forgot to apply the following patch on 2.4.15-pre1, right ?
    >
    > The thing is, I _really_ think it is broken.
    >
    > The way to make it fail is to have many large SHARED mappings

    ISTR that you wanted swap_out() changed into something which
    only scans a portion of the ptes and doesn't have any return
    value for a related reason in early 2.4 ... ;)

    regards,

    Rik
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