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

From: Michael Reinelt
Date: Wed Jan 27 2010 - 06:38:59 EST

Pekka Enberg schrieb:
> Chris Wilson kirjoitti:
>> 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
> Roman, can you give this patch a spin?

I'm willing to test it, too (I can easily reproduce the problem), but I don't use (and know nothing about) git. Is there
a way for me to test it?

Michael Reinelt <michael@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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