On Fri, Jan 18, 2013 at 4:04 PM, Trever <trr...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Quick sanity check- do these generalizations seem plausible/correct to
> 1. Jim dying- not indicative of low memory
You mean the "He's Dead Jim" Screen? That is usually indicative of
the kernel OOM killer killing a renderer process.
In general if you're using our kernel, we hope to avoid this by using
the low memory notifier device that we've added to the kernel.
> 2. Windows refreshing on focus change and general slowness- indicative of
> low memory
This is an indication of the low-memory notifier telling chrome to discard a tab
You can see if chrome has been seeing these notifications by looking
> The generalizations are what I've arrived by correlating the behaviors with
> system memory use tools.
You can try enabling swap to zram also to help with these low-memory
issues. In crosh (ctrl-alt-t) run "swap enable" and reboot