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SubjectRe: [patch v3] mm, oom: fix unnecessary killing of additional processes
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David Rientjes wrote:
> Ping?
>
> This can be something that can easily be removed if it becomes obsoleted
> because the oom reaper is always able to free memory to the extent of
> exit_mmap(). I argue that it cannot, because it cannot do free_pgtables()
> for large amounts of virtual memory, but am fine to be proved wrong.

This is "[PATCH 3/8] mm,oom: Fix unnecessary killing of additional processes." in my series.

>
> In the meantime, however, this patch should introduce no significant
> change in functionality and the only interface it is added is in debugfs
> and can easily be removed if it is obsoleted.
>
> The work to make the oom reaper more effective or realible can still
> continue with this patch.
>

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