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Re: oom killer gone nuts
- From: Andries Brouwer <aebr@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2005 14:15:56 +0100
- References: <20050120123402.GA4782@suse.de>
- User-agent: Mutt/1.4.2i
On Thu, Jan 20, 2005 at 01:34:06PM +0100, Jens Axboe wrote:
> Using current BK on my x86-64 workstation, it went completely nuts today
> killing tasks left and right with oodles of free memory available.
Yes, the fact that the oom-killer exists is a serious problem.
People work on trying to tune it, instead of just removing it.
I am getting reports that also in overcommit mode 2 (no overcommit,
no oom-killer ever needed) processes are killed by the oom-killer
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