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SubjectRe: [RFC] Per file OOM badness
On Wed 24-01-18 12:23:10, Michel Dänzer wrote:
> On 2018-01-24 12:01 PM, Michal Hocko wrote:
> > On Wed 24-01-18 11:27:15, Michel Dänzer wrote:
> >> 2. If the OOM killer kills a process which is sharing BOs with another
> >> process, this should result in the other process dropping its references
> >> to the BOs as well, at which point the memory is released.
> >
> > OK. How exactly are those BOs mapped to the userspace?
> I'm not sure what you're asking. Userspace mostly uses a GEM handle to
> refer to a BO. There can also be userspace CPU mappings of the BO's
> memory, but userspace doesn't need CPU mappings for all BOs and only
> creates them as needed.

OK, I guess you have to bear with me some more. This whole stack is a
complete uknonwn. I am mostly after finding a boundary where you can
charge the allocated memory to the process so that the oom killer can
consider it. Is there anything like that? Except for the proposed file
handle hack?
Michal Hocko

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