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SubjectRe: oom killer and its superior braindamage in 2.4
On Sat, 22 Feb 2003, Rik van Riel wrote:
> On Sat, 22 Feb 2003, Marc-Christian Petersen wrote:
>
> > - Feb 21 10:04:57 codeman kernel: Out of Memory: Killed process 2657 (apache).
> >
> > The above log entry (apache) appeared for about 4 hours every some
> > seconds (same PID) until I thought about sysrq-b
>
> > Is there any chance we can fix this up?
>
> Yes.

Never mind my last idea, it can be done much simpler ;)

Does the below patch fix your problem ?

Rik
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===== mm/oom_kill.c 1.11 vs edited =====
--- 1.11/mm/oom_kill.c Fri Aug 16 10:59:46 2002
+++ edited/mm/oom_kill.c Sat Feb 22 17:31:49 2003
@@ -61,6 +61,9 @@

if (!p->mm)
return 0;
+
+ if (p->flags & PF_MEMDIE)
+ return 0;
/*
* The memory size of the process is the basis for the badness.
*/
-
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