Re: [PATCH 05/11] oom: /proc/<pid>/oom_score treat kernel threadhonestly

From: Minchan Kim
Date: Wed Jun 30 2010 - 10:04:13 EST

On Wed, Jun 30, 2010 at 06:30:19PM +0900, KOSAKI Motohiro wrote:
> If kernel thread are using use_mm(), badness() return positive value.
> This is not big issue because caller care it correctly. but there is
> one exception, /proc/<pid>/oom_score call badness() directly and
> don't care the task is regular process.
> another example, /proc/1/oom_score return !0 value. but it's unkillable.
> This incorrectness makes confusing to admin a bit.

Hmm. If it is a really problem, Could we solve it in proc_oom_score itself?

Kind regards,
Minchan Kim
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