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From: KOSAKI Motohiro <kosaki.motohiro@jp.fujitsu.com>
To: David Rientjes <rientjes@google.com>
Cc: kosaki.motohiro@jp.fujitsu.com, Jeff Davis <linux@j-davis.com>,
	balbir@linux.vnet.ibm.com, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-mm@kvack.org, Andrea Arcangeli <andrea@qumranet.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] badness() dramatically overcounts memory
Date: Wed, 06 Feb 2008 10:54:11 +0900	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20080206105041.2717.KOSAKI.MOTOHIRO@jp.fujitsu.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <alpine.DEB.1.00.0802051507460.18347@chino.kir.corp.google.com>

Hi

> > > The interesting thing is the use of total_vm and not the RSS which is used as
> > > the basis by the OOM killer. I need to read/understand the code a bit more.
> > 
> > RSS makes more sense to me as well.
> 
> Andrea Arcangeli has patches pending which change this to the RSS.  
> Specifically:
> 
> 	http://marc.info/?l=linux-mm&m=119977937126925

I agreed with you that RSS is better :)



but..
on many node numa, per zone rss is more better..


- kosaki



  reply	other threads:[~2008-02-06  2:00 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <1202182480.24634.22.camel@dogma.ljc.laika.com>
2008-02-05  4:13 ` Balbir Singh
2008-02-05 23:02   ` Jeff Davis
2008-02-05 23:09     ` David Rientjes
2008-02-06  1:54       ` KOSAKI Motohiro [this message]
2008-02-06  2:05         ` David Rientjes
2008-02-06  4:00         ` Balbir Singh

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