Re: cc1plus invoked oom-killer: gfp_mask=0x280da, order=0,oom_adj=0

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Wed Nov 04 2009 - 01:24:57 EST

On Mon, 2 Nov 2009 13:29:29 -0800 Justin Mattock <justinmattock@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hello,
> I'm not sure how to handle this,
> while compiling firefox-3.6b1.source
> I get this with the default compiling options,
> as well as custom:
> ...
> active_anon:2360492kB inactive_anon:590196kB active_file:84kB

2.8GB of anonymous memory

> [ 532.942508] Free swap = 0kB
> [ 532.942510] Total swap = 431632kB

430MB of swap, all used up.

That's a genuine OOM. Something (presumably cc1plus) has consumed
waaaay too much memory, quite possibly leaked it.

It would help if the oom-killer were to print some information about
the oom-killed process's memory footprint.

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