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SubjectRe: [PATCH] use oom_killer_disabled in all oom pathes
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On Tue, Apr 26, 2011 at 11:14 AM, KOSAKI Motohiro
<kosaki.motohiro@jp.fujitsu.com> wrote:
>> 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?
>
> ok. virtio baloon seems fair usage. if you add new usage of oom_killer_disabled
> into the patch description, I'll ack this one.

Thanks, then I will resend the virtio balloon patch along with this.

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Regards
dave


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