Re: 4.8.8 kernel trigger OOM killer repeatedly when I have lots of RAM that should be free

From: Michal Hocko
Date: Tue Nov 29 2016 - 11:08:04 EST

On Tue 29-11-16 07:55:37, Marc MERLIN wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 28, 2016 at 08:23:15AM +0100, Michal Hocko wrote:
> > Marc, could you try this patch please? I think it should be pretty clear
> > it should help you but running it through your use case would be more
> > than welcome before I ask Greg to take this to the 4.8 stable tree.
> I ran it overnight and copied 1.4TB with it before it failed because
> there wasn't enough disk space on the other side, so I think it fixes
> the problem too.

Can I add your Tested-by?

Michal Hocko