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SubjectRe: OOM-Killer kills too much with

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.

Michael Reinelt <>
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