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    SubjectRe: [-mm][PATCH 1/4] Add memrlimit controller documentation (v4)
    Balbir Singh wrote:
    > +
    > +Advantages of providing this feature
    > +
    > +1. Control over virtual address space allows for a cgroup to fail gracefully
    > + i.e., via a malloc or mmap failure as compared to OOM kill when no
    > + pages can be reclaimed.
    >

    Do you mean by this, limiting the number of pagetable pages (that are
    pinned in memory), this preventing oom by a cgroup that instantiates
    many pagetables?


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