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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] fix spurious OOM kills


    Marcelo Tosatti escreveu:
    > If its not the case, increasing the all_unreclaimable "timer" to a higher value
    > than 5 seconds will certainly delay the OOM killer such to a point where
    > its not triggered until the VM reclaiming efforts make progress.
    [...]
    >
    > Chris, can you change the "500*HZ" in mm/vmscan.c balance_pgdat() function
    > to "1000*HZ" and see what you get, please?

    Changed. FWIW it's been running happily for hours without a single oom,
    including the normally guaranteed build UML test. I'll leave it running
    and see how it goes. The daily cron run is a usually a popular time for
    killing off a few essential daemons (ntpd, sshd &c), in fact I think the
    OOM Killer actually looks forward to it :)

    Regards,
    Chris R.
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