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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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