Re: dbench on tmpfs OOM's

From: William Lee Irwin III (
Date: Tue Sep 17 2002 - 00:15:01 EST

William Lee Irwin III wrote:
>> MemTotal: 32107256 kB
>> MemFree: 27564648 kB

On Mon, Sep 16, 2002 at 09:58:43PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> I'd be suspecting that your node fallback is bust.
> Suggest you add a call to show_free_areas() somewhere; consider
> exposing the full per-zone status via /proc with a proper patch.

I went through the nodes by hand. It's just a run of the mill
ZONE_NORMAL OOM coming out of the GFP_USER allocation. None of
the highmem zones were anywhere near ->pages_low.

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