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SubjectRe: OOM-Killer kills too much with

Michael Reinelt schrieb:
> Chris Wilson schrieb:
>> On Tue, 26 Jan 2010 22:03:06 +0900, KOSAKI Motohiro <> wrote:
>>> Please consider to revert such commit at once. Lots people reported
>>> the same issue.
>>> I really hope to stop bug report storm.
>> Your CC did not reference the problem that you were discussing, nor that
>> it is even easier to trigger an OOM without the shrinker. Memory
>> exhaustion due to the excess usage of surfaces from userspace is not a new
>> issuer. So what is the problem you have encountered and how does running
>> the OOM killer earlier fix the issue of triggering the OOM killer?
> To end this discussion: I just had a OOM with the GEM / shmem partial revert patch from Motohiro :-(
> Unfortunately without Motohiro's oom-debug patch applied :-(
> as a non-git-user I have to manually patch memory.c, but I hope I can get things right. I will provide results ASAP.

Sorry sorry sorry... false alarm. One should also *install* a new kernel after compiling...

I'll give it another try, this time with OOM debugging applied.

sorry for the noise...

Michael Reinelt <>
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