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    SubjectRe: oom kill oddness.

    On Thu, 28 Sep 2006, Andrew Morton wrote:

    > Kernel versions please, guys. There have been a lot of oom-killer changes
    > post-2.6.18.

    Last I tested this was with 2.6.18.
    The latest changes to vmscan.c should help...

    > > If someone wants to play with the problem, the example program below
    > > triggers the problem relatively easily (booting with only little ram
    > > helps), it starts a number of readers, which should touch a bit more
    > > memory than is available and a few writers, which occasionally allocate
    > > memory.
    > >
    > How much ram, how much swap?

    I tested it with 32MB and 64MB and plenty of swap.

    bye, Roman
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