On-going related discussions on linux-mm@ list
user space unresponsive, followup: lsf/mm congestion
Gist here is the kernel is working as expected. The process is asking
for resources that don't exist and the kernel can't really assume
either the workload or the user's intent or wish. Maybe they want the
system to finish the task even if it's unusuable?
OOM killer not nearly agressive enough?
Not clear where it's stuck, reclaim or waiting on a lock - more info needed.