Re: Linux killed Kenny, bastard!

From: Bodo Eggert
Date: Sat Jan 17 2009 - 10:22:21 EST

Evgeniy Polyakov <zbr@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> The only sane way to use oom_adj is
> to disable oom killer for the task or make its score very small or very
> big, there is really no way to make a finegrained tuning, since score
> changes and userspace does not know the algorithm.

It does not need to know, it just has to tune until it's about level with
the other normal processes if it's to be a normal process, and add or
substract one or two to oom_adj if it's avery (un)important process.

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