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    SubjectRe: [TEST] page tables filling non-highmem
    On Mon, Feb 18, 2002 at 02:38:00AM +0100, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:
    > My tree doesn't lock up hard even without pte-highmem applied. The task
    > gets killed. backout pte-highmem, try the same testcase again on my tree
    > and you'll see. The oom handling in mainline is deadlock prone, I always
    > known this and that's why I always rejected it. Nobody but me
    > acklowledged this problem and I spent quite an amount of time convincing
    > mainline maintainers about those deadlock flaws of the mainline approch
    > but I failed so I giveup waiting for a report like this, just like with
    > all the other stuff that is now in my vm patch, 90% of it I tried to
    > push it separately into mainline before having to accumulate it.

    This is a basic issue. Does the kernel run or does it crash?

    Mainline can't live without it. Nothing can.


    Cheers,
    Bill
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