Re: OOM-killer and strange RSS value in 3.9-rc7

From: Michal Hocko
Date: Mon Apr 29 2013 - 10:57:18 EST

On Mon 29-04-13 14:50:08, Christoph Lameter wrote:
> On Sat, 27 Apr 2013, Han Pingtian wrote:
> > and it is called so many times that the boot cannot be finished. So
> > maybe the memory isn't freed even though __free_slab() get called?
> Ok that suggests an issue with the page allocator then.

You seem to have CONFIG_MEMCG_KMEM enabled. Do you see the same issue
when this is disabled? The kmem accounting should be disabled unless a
specific limit is set but it would be better to know that this is not
the factor.

Michal Hocko
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