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authorRik van Riel <riel@redhat.com>2005-11-28 13:44:07 -0800
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@g5.osdl.org>2005-11-28 14:42:25 -0800
commitf7b7fd8f3ebbb2810d6893295aa984acd0fd30db (patch)
tree01afc1edafc50a3c65ec8576c05c60da53d8d242 /mm/thrash.c
parenta93a117eaa0bec426d4671a49bfa96a6fdcd2ac9 (diff)
downloadconfigs-f7b7fd8f3ebbb2810d6893295aa984acd0fd30db.tar.gz
[PATCH] temporarily disable swap token on memory pressure
Some users (hi Zwane) have seen a problem when running a workload that eats nearly all of physical memory - th system does an OOM kill, even when there is still a lot of swap free. The problem appears to be a very big task that is holding the swap token, and the VM has a very hard time finding any other page in the system that is swappable. Instead of ignoring the swap token when sc->priority reaches 0, we could simply take the swap token away from the memory hog and make sure we don't give it back to the memory hog for a few seconds. This patch resolves the problem Zwane ran into. Signed-off-by: Rik van Riel <riel@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'mm/thrash.c')
-rw-r--r--mm/thrash.c10
1 files changed, 7 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/mm/thrash.c b/mm/thrash.c
index eff3c18c33a..f4c560b4a2b 100644
--- a/mm/thrash.c
+++ b/mm/thrash.c
@@ -57,14 +57,17 @@ void grab_swap_token(void)
/* We have the token. Let others know we still need it. */
if (has_swap_token(current->mm)) {
current->mm->recent_pagein = 1;
+ if (unlikely(!swap_token_default_timeout))
+ disable_swap_token();
return;
}
if (time_after(jiffies, swap_token_check)) {
- /* Can't get swapout protection if we exceed our RSS limit. */
- // if (current->mm->rss > current->mm->rlimit_rss)
- // return;
+ if (!swap_token_default_timeout) {
+ swap_token_check = jiffies + SWAP_TOKEN_CHECK_INTERVAL;
+ return;
+ }
/* ... or if we recently held the token. */
if (time_before(jiffies, current->mm->swap_token_time))
@@ -95,6 +98,7 @@ void __put_swap_token(struct mm_struct *mm)
{
spin_lock(&swap_token_lock);
if (likely(mm == swap_token_mm)) {
+ mm->swap_token_time = jiffies + SWAP_TOKEN_CHECK_INTERVAL;
swap_token_mm = &init_mm;
swap_token_check = jiffies;
}