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SubjectRe: [PATCH] oom_nice

On Fri, 10 Nov 2000, Chris Swiedler wrote:

> Here's an updated version of the "oom_nice" patch. It allows a sysadmin to
> set the "oom niceness" for processes, either by PID or by process name. The
> oom niceness value factors into the badness() function called by Rik's
> OOM killer. Negative values decrease the chance that the process will be
> killed, and positive values increase it.
> The usage is:
> echo [PID|process_name]=oom_niceness > /proc/sys/vm/oom_nice

Please, _not_ in /proc/sys. It's for sysctls and let's keep it that way.
BTW, what's wrong with /proc/<pid>/oom_nice?

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