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

From: Zou, Nanhai
Date: Wed Dec 22 2004 - 19:28:23 EST

Rik van Riel wrote:
> > 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.
> You need the oneline patch that Andrew Morton posted two
> days ago:
> Message-Id: <20041219230754.64c0e52e.akpm@xxxxxxxx>

You mean that totally disable swap_token?
I have just tried it yesterday on a RHEL4-PRERC kernel, which is based
on 2.6.9.
I still see the OOM killer in a couple of hours...,

> --
> "Debugging is twice as hard as writing the code in the first place.
> Therefore, if you write the code as cleverly as possible, you are,
> by definition, not smart enough to debug it." - Brian W. Kernighan
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