Re: 3.0 does not survive make -j [sic] on a kernel tree

From: Alexey Dobriyan
Date: Fri Feb 03 2012 - 19:24:44 EST

On Fri, Feb 03, 2012 at 04:18:28PM -0800, Andy Lutomirski wrote:
> make clean ; make -j hangs quickly, 100% reproducibly. The system
> answers pings but is otherwise completely unresponsive. The
> softlockup detector output and eventual oom is below. The system does
> not appear to recover.
> The correct answer is "don't do that". But this seems like poor behavior.

"make -j" is like fork bomb.
But if you turn on heavy debugging options, system might actually survive
to the completion.
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