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SubjectRe: Linux 2.4.19-pre3-ac1
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> On Monday 18 March 2002 06:44 pm, Alan Cox wrote:
> > > - 2.4.19-pre-ac: kswapd try to swap out and access disk continuously.
> > > Whole system is slow down and un-interactivable.
> >
> > echo "2" >/proc/sys/vm/overcommit_memory
> Couldn't load JBuilder (Out of memomy).

Good. Thats working - it stopped you even potentially getting out of memory
which is what that overcommit mode is supposed to do. Basically it'll stop
you before you risk OOM cases

> build and run my project from inside JBuilder. But OOM killer still doesn't
> work (2nd). Anyway, thank you. I will play with your Magic numbers later,
> Wizard ;). There are still alot of things to play with.

Rik is the wizard for the rmap oom. He posted a test patch to fix some OOM
logic. I'm just doing the code so you can decide OOM is not permitted to
occur 8)
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