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SubjectRe: Looking for better VM
On Wed, 8 Nov 2000, Mikulas Patocka wrote:

> BTW. Why does your OOM killer in 2.4 try to kill process that mmaped
> most memory? mmap is hamrless. mmap on files can't eat memory and
> swap.

Because the thing is too stupid to take that into
consideration? :)

Btw, if your mmap()ed file still takes 1GB of memory,
you have 1GB of freeable memory left and you shouldn't
be out of memory ... or should you??

regards,

Rik
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