[maemo-users] OOM-Killer is active on Nokia 770 despite >128mb of free swap

From: green greenfreedom10 at gmail.com
Date: Wed Sep 10 14:05:30 UTC 2014
Clemens Eisserer wrote at 2014-09-10 03:10 -0500:
> I would like to use my Nokia 770 running OS2008HE as home server,
> running debian wheezy (with a recompiled eglibc for linux-2.6.16
> compatibility).
> However, despite 256mb swap (swappiness=1) the OOM killer frequently
> kills processes.
> Was the Nokia 770 kernel patched with some kind of "enhanced" memory management?
> Are there any known work arrounds, so that the sum of all processes
> may exceed the amount of available ram?

I have no idea, but have you tried setting overcommit_memory=2 and
overcommit_ratio= (eg.) 80 in order to disable the OOM killer?
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