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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Remove OOM killer from try_to_free_pages / all_unreclaimable braindamage
    On Mon, Nov 08, 2004 at 02:27:31PM -0200, Marcelo Tosatti wrote:
    > On Fri, Nov 05, 2004 at 06:01:18PM -0200, Marcelo Tosatti wrote:
    > > While doing this, I noticed that kswapd will happily go to sleep
    > > if all zones have all_unreclaimable set. I bet this is the reason
    > > for the page allocation failures we are seeing. So the patch
    > > also makes balance_pgdat() NOT return and go to "loop_again"
    > > instead in case of page shortage - even if all_unreclaimable is set.
    > >
    > > Basically the "loop_again" logic IS NOT WORKING!
    > Wrong, the loop_again logic is working, all_zones_ok will be
    > set when DEF_PRIORITY = 0.

    I meant priority=DEF_PRIORITY.

    > So the page allocation failures are happening for some other
    > reason(s).

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