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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Reserved root VM + OOM killer

On Wed, 22 Nov 2000, Rik van Riel wrote:

> On Wed, 22 Nov 2000, Szabolcs Szakacsits wrote:
>
> > - OOM killing takes place only in do_page_fault() [no two places in
> > the kernel for process killing]
>
> ... disable OOM killing for non-x86 architectures.
> This doesn't seem like a smart move ;)
>
> > diff -urw linux-2.2.18pre21/arch/i386/mm/Makefile linux/arch/i386/mm/Makefile
> > --- linux-2.2.18pre21/arch/i386/mm/Makefile Fri Nov 1 04:56:43 1996
^^^^^^^^^
As I wrote, the OOM killer changes are x86 only at present. Other
arch's still use the default OOM killing defined in arch/*/mm/fault.c.

Szaka

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