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[Bug 1592429] Re: trusty kernel crash in OOM killer related to cgroups


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  trusty kernel crash in OOM killer related to cgroups

Status in linux package in Ubuntu:
  Fix Released
Status in linux source package in Trusty:
  Fix Committed

Bug description:
  The trusty kernel can crash if the OOM killer kills processes which
  have reached a memory limit imposed by cgroups. More details can be
  found in this blog post:


  The upstream patch series which ultimately landed in 3.14 is available


  One of those four (0c740d0afc3bff0a097ad03a1c8df92757516f5c) is
  already part of the trusty kernel.

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