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SubjectRe: nbd, nbdkit, loopback mounts and memory management
On Mon, Feb 18, 2019 at 12:15:14AM +0100, Pavel Machek wrote:
> But Shaun reported it happened somehow often for them, so he might
> have a practical test case... better than my theories :-).

Yes, certainly not saying this isn't a problem.

I think the good news is the fix seems quite easy, ie. to add mlockall
and adjust the OOM killer score, as is done currently in the client:

For now I have added a note in the TODO file to follow up in case we
get a test case or reports of a problem:



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