Re: [PATCH] drm/i915: Selectively enable self-reclaim

From: KOSAKI Motohiro
Date: Wed Jan 27 2010 - 06:50:32 EST

2010/1/27 Chris Wilson <chris@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
> Having missed the ENOMEM return via i915_gem_fault(), there are probably
> other paths that I also missed. By not enabling NORETRY by default these
> paths can run the shrinker and take memory from the system (but not from
> our own inactive lists because our shrinker can not run whilst we hold
> the struct mutex) and this may allow the system to survive a little longer
> whilst our drivers consume all available memory.
> References:
>  OOM killer unexpectedly called with kernel 2.6.32
> Signed-off-by: Chris Wilson <chris@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: KOSAKI Motohiro <kosaki.motohiro@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Hugh Dickins <hugh.dickins@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Jesse Barnes <jbarnes@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Eric Anholt <eric@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: stable@xxxxxxxxxx

Acked-by: KOSAKI Motohiro <kosaki.motohiro@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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