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

From: Rik van Riel
Date: Thu Dec 23 2004 - 08:28:35 EST

On Thu, 23 Dec 2004, Zou, Nanhai wrote:
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?

No, the other one. The one from the email with the message-id
above ;)

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