Re: [RFC][-mm][PATCH 0/6] oom-killer: total renewal

From: Minchan Kim
Date: Mon Nov 02 2009 - 10:04:48 EST

Hi, Kame.

I looked over the patch series.
It's rather big change of OOM.
I see you and David want to make OOM fresh from scratch.
But, It makes for testers to test harder.

I like your idea of fork-bomb detector.
Don't we use it without big change of as-is OOM heuristic?

Anyway,I need time to dive the code and test it.
Maybe weekend.

Thanks for great effort. :)

On Mon, Nov 2, 2009 at 4:22 PM, KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki
<kamezawa.hiroyu@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi, as discussed in "Memory overcommit" threads, I started rewrite.
> This is just for showing "I started" (not just chating or sleeping ;)
> All implemtations are not fixed yet. So feel free to do any comments.
> This set is for minimum change set, I think. Some more rich functions
> can be implemented based on this.
> All patches are against "mm-of-the-moment snapshot 2009-11-01-10-01"
> Patches are organized as
> (1) pass oom-killer more information, classification and fix mempolicy case.
> (2) counting swap usage
> (3) counting lowmem usage
> (4) fork bomb detector/killer
> (5) check expansion of total_vm
> (6) rewrite __badness().
> passed small tests on x86-64 boxes.
> Thanks,
> -Kame

Kind regards,
Minchan Kim
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