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SubjectRe: VM in 2.4.7-pre hurts...
Rik van Riel wrote:
>
> On Sat, 7 Jul 2001, Alan Cox wrote:
>
> > > instead. That way the vmstat output might be more useful, although vmstat
> > > obviously won't know about the new "SwapCache:" field..
> > >
> > > Can you try that, and see if something else stands out once the misleading
> > > accounting is taken care of?
> >
> > Its certainly misleading. I got Jeff to try making oom return
> > 4999 out of 5000 times regardless.
>
> In that case, he _is_ OOM. ;)
>
> 1) (almost) no free memory
> 2) no free swap
> 3) very little pagecache + buffer cache

It got -considerably- farther after Alan's suggested hack to the OOM
killer; so at least in this instance, OOM killer appeared to me to be
killing too early...

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