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SubjectRe: [RFC] oom-kill: give the dying task a higher priority
On Mon, 31 May 2010 10:52:27 -0300
"Luis Claudio R. Goncalves" <lclaudio@uudg.org> wrote:

> | If an explanation as "acceralating all thread's priority in a process seems overkill"
> | is given in changelog or comment, it's ok to me.
>
> If my understanding of badness() is right, I wouldn't be ashamed of saying
> that it seems to be _a bit_ overkill. But I may be wrong in my
> interpretation.
>
> While re-reading the code I noticed that in select_bad_process() we can
> eventually bump on an already dying task, case in which we just wait for
> the task to die and avoid killing other tasks. Maybe we could boost the
> priority of the dying task here too.
>
yes, nice catch.

Thanks,
-Kame



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