Re: mlock oops

From: Lee Revell
Date: Mon Jul 25 2005 - 21:57:27 EST

On Tue, 2005-07-26 at 04:43 +0200, Benoit Dejean wrote:
> Hi,
> i'm using Debian SID kernel-image-2.6.11-powerpc [1] (which is not
> tainted). I've unfortunately started sysutils [2] memtest as user (no caps, no
> sticky bit).
> /usr/sbin/memtest all

> As expected, a few minutes later, my system was back. But an oops occured.

That's not an Oops...

> I was expecting the OOMK to rescue my system by killing memtest.

This is exactly what happened:

> Out of Memory: Killed process 2386 (memtest).
> memtest: page allocation failure. order:0, mode:0xd2


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