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Re: why are the watchdog drivers blacklisted?

I demand that Guillem Jover may or may not have written...
> 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”.

That sounds to me like a good thing to do by default.

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