RE: 2.6.10-rc3: kswapd eats CPU on start of memory-eating task

From: Zou, Nanhai
Date: Wed Dec 22 2004 - 03:47:56 EST

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rik van Riel [mailto:riel@xxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Monday, December 20, 2004 11:08 PM
> To: Zou, Nanhai
> Cc: Nick Piggin; Andrew Morton; lista4@xxxxxxxxx;
> linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx; mr@xxxxxxxxxxx; kernel@xxxxxxxxxxx

Rik van Riel wrote:

> That's Marcelo's vm-pageout-throttling.patch, which is one
> of the essential ingredients in avoiding false OOM kills.
> I'm waiting on some test results for another two patches
> that I suspect are also needed ...
> --
Seems that vmscan-ignore-swap-token-when-in-trouble.patch +
vm-pageout-throttling.patch dose not fix the problem,
I ran stress test for 2.6.9 + these 2 patches.
OOM killer was still triggered.

Zou Nan hai
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