Profile

Cover photo
Martin Klapetek
500 followers|855,973 views
AboutPostsPhotos

Stream

Martin Klapetek

Shared publicly  - 
 
I need help.

The situation: I have Chromium running with about 20 tabs opened + couple other apps. Now everytime I run "make -j4" without closing Chromium, the system freezes with kswapd taking all CPU resources. Sometimes the OOM killer intervenes, but in 95% of the cases it's faster to shut down holding the power button for 5 secs and just power the machine back on as the system rarely recovers itself from this busy waiting.

Now this wasn't always a problem with Kubuntus but I noticed this since about 14.10. I do have

vm.oom_kill_allocating_task = 1

in my /etc/sysctl.conf but it does not really help.

The question: How can I make the OOM killer actually do its job? I don't care if it kills Chromium or the compiler or even X, I would just like it to be effective without the need to power-off-and-back-on the whole machine.

Any tips?
1
RJV B (RJVB)'s profile photoMartin Klapetek's profile photo
9 comments
 
As for the OOM problem, looks like there is light! https://lwn.net/Articles/668126/
Add a comment...

Martin Klapetek

Shared publicly  - 
 
Missed it since 5.0. Now I'm happy \o/
4
David Edmundson's profile photoKai Uwe b's profile photo
2 comments
 
Circular battery <3
Add a comment...

Martin Klapetek

Shared publicly  - 
 
The new Google+! With improved total of 57% of grayspace on the page.

What?
7
Kai Uwe b's profile photoThomas Pfeiffer's profile photoMarco Martin's profile photoAlexander Neundorf's profile photo
12 comments
 
I thought it's only me that the content column is so small...
Add a comment...

Martin Klapetek

Shared publicly  - 
 
The fall in Toronto is really quite beautiful. Last week when walking to work I snapped couple photos and here's one you can use as a wallpaper to bring some of that yellowy outside inside, released only here under CC BY-SA 3.0.

Enjoy!
12
Martin Klapetek's profile photoAndreas K's profile photo
12 comments
 
It would be a pleasure if we can fix that and make an nice campaign. I was also not that happy with the plasma 5.3 challenge and the only reason I made a new challenge was that I want to have some new stuff from the digikam and krita guys. so it would be happy to work together.
Add a comment...

Martin Klapetek

Shared publicly  - 
 
Apparently there's a United Nations' Day in en_US today.

#plasma   #calendar    #progress  
19
1
Filipe Saraiva's profile photoMartin Klapetek's profile photoMartin Kotelnik's profile photoJens Reuterberg's profile photo
3 comments
 
Thanks a lot for this feature! I was looking forward to it :)
Add a comment...

Martin Klapetek

Shared publicly  - 
 
Good read.
What makes for a good maintainer? Although I do not know of a definite answer to this important but vague and controversial question, maintaining various free software projects over the last many years, I've been learning so...
1
Christoph Cullmann's profile photo
 
After maintaining nearly 15 years Kate/KWrite and later KTextEditor, I really can +1 the "Get a thicker skin" advice, even if it is no that nice lesson to learn.
Add a comment...
Have him in circles
500 people
Kurt Hindenburg's profile photo
Jiří Kratochvíl (SedrickCZ)'s profile photo
Mayank Jha's profile photo
Andreas K's profile photo
Thomas Gahr's profile photo
Jürgen Appel's profile photo
Gaël Beaudoin's profile photo
Martin Kolek's profile photo
Daniel Robenek's profile photo

Martin Klapetek

Shared publicly  - 
 
Bought (the Windows only) Worms Armageddon in some recent Humble Bundle. Installed it through Wine-Steam and upon running the game, a popup appears saying "It would appear it's the first time you're running the game in Wine. Would like to enable couple special tweaks for better Wine performance?"

Much impressed. Works flawlessly. Good job Team17!
11
Add a comment...

Martin Klapetek

Shared publicly  - 
 
Back to the future
1
Add a comment...

Martin Klapetek

Shared publicly  - 
 
When you realize the whole band is actually just one single guy.

Vocals included.
1
Add a comment...

Martin Klapetek

Shared publicly  - 
 
So I was too lazy*) to get my hand off the touchpad to lower the brightness using the brightness keys and I thought to myself "hey, this is Plasma, we're awesome and I can surely change the display brightness by scrolling over the battery icon".

I was not disappointed.

*) interestingly enough I wasn't too lazy to write this instead. This world is weird.
11
Siddhartha Sahu's profile photoKai Uwe b's profile photo
2 comments
 
Now you know why I implemented this :D
Add a comment...

Martin Klapetek

Shared publicly  - 
 
We need this in Plasma yesterday.
 
Consider this your first sneak peak into the new features coming in the next version of elementary OS ;D
Thanks to the hard work of one who goes by the username TheLemonMan, the Captive Network Assistant aka CapNet received a much needed fix and a couple new features. [[MORE]]In case you don’t know what...
2 comments on original post
7
elementary's profile photo
 
That would be rad! The code is all available at launchpad.net/capnet-assist
Add a comment...

Martin Klapetek

Shared publicly  - 
 
What're dem red things you ask? Oh just the holidays coming back to the calendar for Plasma 5.5.

(yes the colors will change)
22
2
Björn Balazs's profile photoMartin Klapetek's profile photoDan Vrátil's profile photoIgor Gnatenko's profile photo
5 comments
 
Yeah, those americans...always celebrating something.
Add a comment...
People
Have him in circles
500 people
Kurt Hindenburg's profile photo
Jiří Kratochvíl (SedrickCZ)'s profile photo
Mayank Jha's profile photo
Andreas K's profile photo
Thomas Gahr's profile photo
Jürgen Appel's profile photo
Gaël Beaudoin's profile photo
Martin Kolek's profile photo
Daniel Robenek's profile photo
Work
Occupation
Qt/KDE Developer
Basic Information
Gender
Male
Other names
Marty, McK, mck182
Story
Tagline
Bringing you the awesome
Introduction
KDE Developer | Free Software Evangelist | Guitar Hero | Coffee addict

Currently integrating IM (Telepathy) and social networks into KDE.
Places
Map of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has lived
Currently
Links