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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/2] use oom_killer_disabled in page fault oom path
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    On Tue, Apr 26, 2011 at 2:31 PM, Dave Young <hidave.darkstar@gmail.com> wrote:
    > Currently oom_killer_disabled is only used in __alloc_pages_slowpath,
    > For page fault oom case it is not considered. One use case is
    > virtio balloon driver, when memory pressure is high, virtio ballooning
    > will cause oom killing due to such as page fault oom.

    Other mm guys already accepted but sorry I can't understand your point
    since I am not familiar with virtio.

    Now oom_killer_disabled is used by only hibernation and hibernation
    freezes processes so page fault shouldn't happen.

    Now are you using oom_killer_disabled in virtio?
    Could you elaborate use case ?

    Thanks.
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    Kind regards,
    Minchan Kim


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