Re: [v8 0/4] cgroup-aware OOM killer

From: Michal Hocko
Date: Mon Oct 02 2017 - 15:56:11 EST

On Mon 02-10-17 12:45:18, Shakeel Butt wrote:
> > I am sorry to cut the rest of your proposal because it simply goes over
> > the scope of the proposed solution while the usecase you are mentioning
> > is still possible. If we want to compare intermediate nodes (which seems
> > to be the case) then we can always provide a knob to opt-in - be it your
> > oom_gang or others.
> In the Roman's proposed solution we can already force the comparison
> of intermediate nodes using 'oom_group', I am just requesting to
> separate the killall semantics from it.

oom_group _is_ about killall semantic. And comparing killable entities
is just a natural thing to do. So I am not sure what you mean

Michal Hocko