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SubjectRe: [PATCH] use oom_killer_disabled in all oom pathes
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On Tue, Apr 26, 2011 at 10:57 AM, KOSAKI Motohiro
<kosaki.motohiro@jp.fujitsu.com> wrote:
>> oom_killer_disable should be a global switch, also fit for oom paths
>> other than __alloc_pages_slowpath
>>
>> Here add it to mem_cgroup_handle_oom and pagefault_out_of_memory as well.
>
> Can you please explain more? Why should? Now oom_killer_disabled is used
> only hibernation path. so, Why pagefault and memcg allocation will be happen?

Indeed I'm using it in virtio balloon test, oom killer triggered when
memory pressure is high.

literally oom_killer_disabled scope should be global, isn't it?

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Regards
dave


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