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    SubjectRe: [PROBLEM] Badness in out_of_memory (Plain)
    Andrea Arcangeli wrote:
    > On Thu, Jan 06, 2005 at 06:03:35PM +0100, Richard Ems wrote:
    >
    >>Hi list, hi Mr. Mantel,
    >>
    >>the following "badness" happened on a SuSE 9.2 with all actual updates
    >>and SuSE's kernel 2.6.8-24.10-smp.
    >>The system is a dual AMD Athlon MP 2200+ with 1GB memory and 1GB swap.
    >
    >
    > This is a warning only (2.6.9 had the swap token breakage that triggered
    > suprious oom kills, so the warning was meant to get more info), can you
    > try with the kernel of the day?
    >
    > http://ftp.suse.com/pub/projects/kernel/kotd/9.2-i386/SL92_BRANCH
    >
    > It has my latest oom fixes that I recently posted to l-k and it should
    > be very reliable for the first time in oom-killer terms.
    >
    >

    I will try it tomorrow evening, it's a production system, so it's not so
    easy to "try".
    How can I trigger the oom kills? I'm not sure if I can easily reproduce
    this! Do you know a memory eater program other than starting lots of
    mozilla's, OpenOffices's, etc.?

    Thanks, Richard

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