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SubjectRe: [PATCH] oom killer (Core)
Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> wrote:
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> FYI, I tried with 2.6 UP and PREEMPT=n. The result is more horrible. The
> box just gets stuck in an endless swap in/swap out and does not respond
> to anything else than SysRq-T and the reset button.

There's a patch in -mm which causes the oom-killer to be invoked each time
you hit sysrq-F, which sounds like a fine idea to me.

Unfortunately it calls the oom-killer from interrupt context, and I need to
fix that up before the patch goes any further.

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