On Tue, Mar 07, 2000 at 06:05:11PM +0000, Dave Airlie mentioned:
> So rather than putting a dodgy implementation and have nobody think about
> it, he said he'd wait until someone came up with a simple one that worked
> the *right way* tm... and Rik Van Riel has one in 2.2.15, although I
> don't think 2.3 has it in there yet... the only oom calls I can spot
> easily are in the exec calls in fs/exec.c.. (this was in 2.3.48)..
Indeed. One of the reasons that the good bits of the kernel are really
good, and the bad bits are really bad.
Unlike Mr Murphy, it seems that I think that the good bits do outwiegh
the bad bits. Though OOM did mean that I came damn close a few times to
moving to another OS.
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the merest hint is sufficient" -- Zen Master Greg
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