Re: [PATCH 5/9] mm: oom_kill: remove unnecessary locking in exit_oom_victim()
From: David Rientjes
Date: Tue Apr 28 2015 - 18:40:32 EST
On Mon, 27 Apr 2015, Johannes Weiner wrote:
> Disabling the OOM killer needs to exclude allocators from entering,
> not existing victims from exiting.
> Right now the only waiter is suspend code, which achieves quiescence
> by disabling the OOM killer. But later on we want to add waits that
> hold the lock instead to stop new victims from showing up.
> Signed-off-by: Johannes Weiner <hannes@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> Acked-by: Michal Hocko <mhocko@xxxxxxx>
Acked-by: David Rientjes <rientjes@xxxxxxxxxx>
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