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Toward reliable user-space OOM handling

Toward reliable user-space OOM handling

Posted Jun 6, 2013 14:13 UTC (Thu) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
In reply to: Toward reliable user-space OOM handling by ibukanov
Parent article: Toward reliable user-space OOM handling

What's more, there's already similar code for 'emergency memory pools' to handle swap-over-NFS (which has similar problems with allocations of potentially unbounded size at times of high memory pressure). It seems like something could be done with those, perhaps allowing kernel allocations on behalf of a userspace OOM killer to dip into the emergency pool. However, that sort of infectious behaviour has a tendency to be rather invasive to implement...


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