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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/8][for -mm] mem_notify v6
On Tue 2008-02-19 09:00:08, Paul Jackson wrote:
> Kosaki-san wrote:
> > Thank you for wonderful interestings comment.
>
> You're most welcome. The pleasure is all mine.
>
> > you think kill the process just after swap, right?
> > but unfortunately, almost user hope receive notification before swap ;-)
> > because avoid swap.
>
> There is not much my customers HPC jobs can do with notification before
> swap. Their jobs either have the main memory they need to perform the
> requested calculations with the desired performance, or their job is
> useless and should be killed. Unlike the applications you describe,
> my customers jobs have no way, once running, to adapt to less
> memory.

Sounds like a job for memory limits (ulimit?), not for OOM
notification, right?
Pavel

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