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On Wednesday 08 February 2006 21:55, Paul Jackson wrote:

> If that argument justifies OOM killing on a simple UMA system, then
> surely, for -some- critical tasks, it justifies it on a big NUMA system.
>
> Either OOM is useful in some cases or it is not.


I don't think you really want to open a full scale "is the oom killer needed"
thread. Check the archives - there have been some going on for months.

But I think we can agree that together with mbind the oom killer is pretty
useless, can't we?


-Andi (who is definitely in favour of Christoph's latest patch)
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