[cgl_discussion] Re: About Replaceable OOM Killer

Tvrtko A. Uršulin tvrtko at croadria.com
Fri Mar 12 02:15:12 PST 2004

On Thursday 04 March 2004 13:29, Yury V. Umanets wrote:
> IMHO problem with OOM killer is that it always will do wrong choice. So,
> it should be either plugin based or allow to configure it and this
> means, that it will become more complex and buggy. Does not it mean,
> that OOM killer should be moved to user space?
> How about to export OOM event to user space? It might be done in manner
> like hotplug script is used.

No, I don't think userspace is a good idea.

On the other hand... I have updated the MOOM patch in sync with 2.4.25, you 
can get it at http://linux.ursulin.net or from LKML.

Any comments, bug reports, etc are welcomed!

Best regards,
Tvrtko A. Uršulin, Linux admin 
Croadria Internet usluge <http://www.croadria.com>
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