Re: oom with 2.6.11

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Thu Mar 10 2005 - 19:45:23 EST

Christian Kujau <evil@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> i was going to compile 2.6.11-rc5-bk4, to sort out the "bad" kernel.
> compiling went fine. ok, finished some email, ok, suddenly my swap was
> used up again, and no memory left - uh oh! OOM again, with 2.6.11-rc5-bk2!

Well if you ran out of swap then yes, the oom-killer will visit you.

Why did you run out of swapspace?
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