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Re: why are the watchdog drivers blacklisted?


On Mon, 2010-02-08 at 20:15:30 +0100, Michael Meskes wrote:
> Please keep in mind the OOM killer will only influence watchdog if it happens
> to kill it. If you happen to run out of memory though, you can tell watchdog to
> test if enough free mem is available.

The OOM killer can be disabled for precious processes by writting the
string "-17" to “/proc/<pid>/oom_adj”.


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