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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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