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    SubjectRe: [RFC] Enabling other oom schemes
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    On Sat, Sep 13, 2003 at 04:52:56PM -0400, Robert Love wrote:
    > On Sat, 2003-09-13 at 13:48, Jamie Lokier wrote:
    >
    > > Also, when the OOM condition is triggered I'd like the system to
    > > reboot, but first try for a short while to unmount filesystems cleanly.
    > >
    > > Any chance of those things?
    >
    > I like all of these ideas.
    >
    > One thing to keep in mind is that during a real OOM condition, we cannot
    > allocate _any_ memory. None. Zilch.
    >
    So a "complicated" oom handler need to preallocate all the memory
    it might ever need. Not impossible.

    Helge Hafting
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