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SubjectRe: Can't make use of swap memory in 2.6.7-bk19
Nick Piggin <> writes:

> Peter Osterlund wrote:
> > I created a test program that allocates a 300MB buffer and writes to
> > all bytes sequentially. On my computer, which has 256MB RAM and 512MB
> > swap, the program gets OOM killed after dirtying about 140-180MB, and
> > the kernel reports:
> >
> Someone hand me a paper bag... Peter, can you give this patch a try?

Doesn't help. My test program still fails in the same way.

Peter Osterlund -
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