Process's swap use blocks all other processes as well

Bug #1741467 reported by Volodya
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Bug Description

What happens:
1. My process runs out of memory
2. Some of its pages get swapped to disk
3. While this happens all processes stop and wait

What i expect to happen:
Other processes should continue as usual.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 17.10
Package: linux-base 4.5ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.13.0-19.22-generic 4.13.13
Uname: Linux 4.13.0-19-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.7-0ubuntu3.7
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: XFCE
Date: Fri Jan 5 15:27:18 2018
InstallationDate: Installed on 2017-12-14 (22 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Xubuntu 17.10 "Artful Aardvark" - Release amd64 (20171017.1)
PackageArchitecture: all
SourcePackage: linux-base
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
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ApportVersion: 2.20.7-0ubuntu3.8
Architecture: amd64
AudioDevicesInUse:
 USER PID ACCESS COMMAND
 /dev/snd/controlC0: volodya 1620 F.... pulseaudio
CurrentDesktop: XFCE
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 17.10
HibernationDevice: RESUME=UUID=7b8f7f86-5017-44ec-bf81-976c66d77a44
InstallationDate: Installed on 2017-12-14 (131 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Xubuntu 17.10 "Artful Aardvark" - Release amd64 (20171017.1)
MachineType: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. N76VB
Package: linux (not installed)
ProcFB: 0 inteldrmfb
ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/vmlinuz-4.13.0-38-generic.efi.signed root=/dev/mapper/xubuntu--vg-root ro quiet splash vt.handoff=7
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.13.0-38.43-generic 4.13.16
RelatedPackageVersions:
 linux-restricted-modules-4.13.0-38-generic N/A
 linux-backports-modules-4.13.0-38-generic N/A
 linux-firmware 1.169.3
Tags: artful
Uname: Linux 4.13.0-38-generic x86_64
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
UserGroups: adm cdrom dip lpadmin plugdev sambashare sudo
_MarkForUpload: True
dmi.bios.date: 05/24/2013
dmi.bios.vendor: American Megatrends Inc.
dmi.bios.version: N76VB.205
dmi.board.asset.tag: ATN12345678901234567
dmi.board.name: N76VB
dmi.board.vendor: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC.
dmi.board.version: 1.0
dmi.chassis.asset.tag: No Asset Tag
dmi.chassis.type: 10
dmi.chassis.vendor: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC.
dmi.chassis.version: 1.0
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnAmericanMegatrendsInc.:bvrN76VB.205:bd05/24/2013:svnASUSTeKCOMPUTERINC.:pnN76VB:pvr1.0:rvnASUSTeKCOMPUTERINC.:rnN76VB:rvr1.0:cvnASUSTeKCOMPUTERINC.:ct10:cvr1.0:
dmi.product.family: N
dmi.product.name: N76VB
dmi.product.version: 1.0
dmi.sys.vendor: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC.

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Volodya (volodya) wrote :
Changed in linux-base (Ubuntu Artful):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-base (Ubuntu):
status: New → Invalid
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Ubuntu Kernel Bot (ubuntu-kernel-bot) wrote : Missing required logs.

This bug is missing log files that will aid in diagnosing the problem. While running an Ubuntu kernel (not a mainline or third-party kernel) please enter the following command in a terminal window:

apport-collect 1741467

and then change the status of the bug to 'Confirmed'.

If, due to the nature of the issue you have encountered, you are unable to run this command, please add a comment stating that fact and change the bug status to 'Confirmed'.

This change has been made by an automated script, maintained by the Ubuntu Kernel Team.

Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Artful):
status: New → Incomplete
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Volodya (volodya) wrote : AlsaInfo.txt

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tags: added: apport-collected
description: updated
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Volodya (volodya) wrote : CRDA.txt

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Volodya (volodya) wrote : CurrentDmesg.txt

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Volodya (volodya) wrote : IwConfig.txt

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Volodya (volodya) wrote : Lspci.txt

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Volodya (volodya) wrote : Lsusb.txt

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Volodya (volodya) wrote : ProcCpuinfo.txt

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Volodya (volodya) wrote : ProcCpuinfoMinimal.txt

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Volodya (volodya) wrote : ProcEnviron.txt

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Volodya (volodya) wrote : ProcInterrupts.txt

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Volodya (volodya) wrote : ProcModules.txt

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Volodya (volodya) wrote : PulseList.txt

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Volodya (volodya) wrote : RfKill.txt

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Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Confirmed
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Volodya (volodya) wrote : UdevDb.txt

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Changed in linux (Ubuntu Artful):
status: Incomplete → Confirmed
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Volodya (volodya) wrote : WifiSyslog.txt

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