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Bug 609362 - oom killed unrelated processes for Desktop workload
oom killed unrelated processes for Desktop workload
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 645770
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Kernel Manager
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Reported: 2010-06-30 01:38 EDT by Qian Cai
Modified: 2010-10-24 20:59 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2010-10-24 20:59:42 EDT
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dmesg when oom happened (30.33 KB, text/plain)
2010-06-30 01:44 EDT, Qian Cai
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Description Qian Cai 2010-06-30 01:38:27 EDT
Description of problem:
When using a program to malloc memory bigger than system memory + swap, it killed non-related processes like devkit-power-daemon, gconfd-2, gvfsd, NetworkManager, gvfsd-trash etc on my T400 laptop installed standard Desktop distro.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
RHEL6-20100622.1 tree

How reproducible:
Comment 1 Qian Cai 2010-06-30 01:44:51 EDT
Created attachment 427862 [details]
dmesg when oom happened
Comment 2 Qian Cai 2010-06-30 23:39:02 EDT
This is more a long term item to make the OOM smarter - http://lwn.net/Articles/359998/
Comment 4 Qian Cai 2010-10-24 20:59:42 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 645770 ***

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