Description of problem:
I was using tup (http://gittup.org/tup/) to build some software. While debugging an issue with tup I was running it thousands of time on my machine. After a few thousand runs OOM killer would start killing various programs even that the machine was reporting few GB of free RAM at the same time and swap wasn't used at all.
The patch in this link has fixed this for me:
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
Thanks for the report and the link to the patch. I'll look at getting it backported to F15.
Should be in the next build.
kernel-188.8.131.52-0.fc15 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 15.
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 15 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing kernel-184.108.40.206-0.fc15'
as soon as you are able to, then reboot.
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kernel-188.8.131.52-1.fc15 has been pushed to the Fedora 15 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.