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SubjectRe: Out of memory handling broken

> We swap something out.
> But indeed, when the kernel needs memory for itself
> and no more memory is available, we'd crash. This is
> not something I've ever seen any system get close to,
> however...


> > Okay, okay. Is there any solution (in 2.4.10) in doing what I want to
> > do?
> GPF_ATOMIC and giving kswapd a chance to run whenever the
> atomic allocations fail ?

But how do I know when to stop? I'd have to place timeout there
:-(. How do I know no more memory is available?
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