Bug#646782: boinc-client: fails to start becasue it is using obsolated OOM api

Steffen Möller steffen_moeller at gmx.de
Sat Oct 29 23:02:36 UTC 2011


On 10/27/2011 07:08 AM, Witold Baryluk wrote:
> Package: boinc-client
> Version: 6.13.6+dfsg-2
> Severity: important
> Dear Maintainer,
> It looks boinc-client initscript is using deprecated
> Out-Of-Memmory adjustment api, which for some
> reasons on debian kernel is already disabled.
> (previously it worked, but printed warning in kernel message
> log).
> initscript should migrate to new oom adjustment scheme.
> Without it, it shows lots of errors in script.
> please look at linux kernel Documentation/ dir for informations.

I am on

$ cat /proc/version
Linux version 3.0.0-2-amd64 (Debian 3.0.0-5) (ben at decadent.org.uk) (gcc version 4.5.3 (Debian 4.5.3-9) ) #1 SMP Fri Oct 7 20:48:45
UTC 2011


 $ /etc/init.d/boinc-client status
Status of BOINC core client: running.
Scheduling of BOINC core client: 2357.
pid 2357's current scheduling policy: SCHED_IDLE
pid 2357's current scheduling priority: 0
Scheduling of BOINC core client's children: 22932.
pid 22932's current scheduling policy: SCHED_IDLE
pid 22932's current scheduling priority: 0
OOM killer status for BOINC core client:.
PID 2357: adj 0, score 2
PID 22932: adj 0, score 88

Seems just fine. It is certainly different for you since otherwise you would not have raised your concerns. Would you be
sufficiently happy for the moment for a test if the files are existing?

Could you also consider to help out with a patch? kernel Documentation, well, yes.

Many thanks


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