Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 392351
Long Delay before OOMKill launches
Last modified: 2010-10-22 16:35:47 EDT
*** Bug 424971 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
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You can download this test kernel from http://people.redhat.com/dzickus/el5
added to RHEL5.2 release notes under "Kernel-Related Updates":
A bug that delayed <command>oomkill</command> from launching in a timely fashion
on systems with large memory is now fixed.
please advise if any further revisions are required. thanks!
Created attachment 294864 [details]
console log from -81 kernel
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