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On Sun, 20 Aug 2000, Rik van Riel wrote:
>On Sun, 20 Aug 2000, David Ford wrote:
>> Jesse Pollard wrote:
>>
>> > It gets the process currently requesting memory. Nothing more. That process may
>> > be init, if init is requesting memory (ie. fork/exec).
>>
>> Which is "obviously incorrect" as it kills the wrong program
>> nearly all the time. It's easy to make a data trail.
>
>Indeed. Now we need a volunteer to pick up my OOM killer
>patch and try to get it into the kernel.
>
>I've submitted it a few times and I won't do that again.
>(getting the new VM to perform well is way more important
>at the moment)

Are you planning to include the resource controls/accounting that would help?

I've seen several discussions of the accounting stuff (beancounter references)
but nothing for the new VM with that aspect.

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