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SubjectRe: VM in 2.4.7-pre hurts...
> But neutering the OOM killer like Alan suggested may be a rather valid
> approach anyway. Delaying the killing sounds valid: if we're truly
> livelocked on the VM, we'll be calling down to the OOM killer so much that
> it's probably quite valid to say "only return 1 after X iterations".

Its hiding the real accounting screw up with a 'goes bang at random less
often' - nice hack, but IMHO bad long term approach. We need to get the maths
right. We had similar 2.2 problems the other way (with nasty deadlocks)
until Andrea fixed that

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