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SubjectRe: [patch v2] mm, oom: fix concurrent munlock and oom reaperunmap
David Rientjes wrote:
> How have you tested this?
> I'm wondering why you do not see oom killing of many processes if the
> victim is a very large process that takes a long time to free memory in
> exit_mmap() as I do because the oom reaper gives up trying to acquire
> mm->mmap_sem and just sets MMF_OOM_SKIP itself.

We can call __oom_reap_task_mm() from exit_mmap() (or __mmput()) before
exit_mmap() holds mmap_sem for write. Then, at least memory which could
have been reclaimed if exit_mmap() did not hold mmap_sem for write will
be guaranteed to be reclaimed before MMF_OOM_SKIP is set.

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