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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/3 for 2.6.38] oom: oom_kill_process: don't set TIF_MEMDIE if !p->mm
On 03/15, David Rientjes wrote:
>
> On Tue, 15 Mar 2011, Oleg Nesterov wrote:
>
> > Confused. I sent the test-case. OK, may be you meant the code in -mm,
> > but I meant the current code.
> >
>
> This entire discussion, and your involvement in it, originated from these
> two patches being merged into -mm:
>
> oom-prevent-unnecessary-oom-kills-or-kernel-panics.patch
> oom-skip-zombies-when-iterating-tasklist.patch

Yes. This motivated me to look at the current code, and I was unpleasantly
surprised.

> So naturally I'm going to challenge your testcases with the latest -mm.

Sure. And once again, I didn't expect the 2nd problem was fixed, I forgot
about the second patch.

> If you wanted to suggest pushing these to 2.6.38 earlier,

Yes. It was too late for 2.6.38. I thought we have more time before
release.

Oleg.



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