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SubjectRe: PROBLEM: do_try_free_pages failed for python
On Thu, Nov 30, 2000 at 02:06:55PM -0200, Rik van Riel wrote:
> still had lots of swap free, this may mean that VM
> in 2.2 still has some bugs left ...

I guess it's the free_before_allocate band-aid that hurts in 2.2. That subtle
race condition is fixed efficiently in VM-global with per-process freelist
flushed atomically to the global freelist before allocation, so I'd suggest him
to try to reproduce on VM-global-7.

ftp://ftp.us.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/andrea/patches/v2.2/2.2.18pre18/VM-global-2.2.18pre18-7.bz2

Andrea
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