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SubjectRE: [PATCH] Fix race between oom kill and task exit
> From: Oleg Nesterov []
> Sent: Friday, November 29, 2013 2:39 AM
> To: Michal Hocko
> Cc: William Dauchy; Johannes Weiner; Ma, Xindong;
>;; Peter Zijlstra;
>; Tu, Xiaobing; azurIt; Sameer Nanda
> Subject: Re: [PATCH] Fix race between oom kill and task exit
> On 11/28, Michal Hocko wrote:
> >
> > They are both trying to solve the same issue. Neither of them is
> > optimal unfortunately.
> yes, but this one doesn't look right.
> > Oleg said he would look into this and I have seen some patches but
> > didn't geto check them.
> Only preparations so far.
> Oleg.

I was not aware there's a long story for this issue. I hit this issue a lot of times during stress test and root caused it. After applying my patch, I did extensive test on 5 machines for a long time, it does not reproduced anymore so I submitted the patch.

I will do more research on this issue.

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