Good Morning All:-)
On Wed, 23 Apr 2003 21:37:41 -0700
"Martin J. Bligh" <email@example.com> wrote:
> >> > I don't believer I've ever seen things get OOM killed. Instead, page
> >> > cache is discarded until things do fit.
> >> What happens if user allocated pages are filling up all the space,
> >> not page cache? Trust me, it happens ;-)
Yes, it happens...:-)
> > Yep, just because I haven't seen it, doesn't mean a thing. :>. In that
> The more I think about this, the more it seems so much simpler to just
> require a reserved swap area the size of your RAM to suspend into. Would
> make the code so much simpler ... forget the option bit I suggested earlier
I think most people doesn't interest wheter the code is simple or not...it must work!
What I like to see is that we can define in /etc/fstab an entry for a separate suspend partition or suspend file.
eg. for a partition:
/dev/sda4 none swsusp swsp 0 0
or for a file:
/tmp/swsusp none swsusp swsp 0 0
Is it possible? It's also just an idea...
Also I wouldn't like it, if my programs get OOM-killed just because swap and memory are full! The reasons because I use standby and hybernation are:
1. I hate booting...(If I like booting I would use windows;-))
2. I want to continue working on the last work without opening the programs again
3. I can go home faster:-)
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