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From: "Stephen C. Tweedie" <>
To: yuval yeret <>
Cc: linux-kernel <>,
	Stephen Tweedie <>
Subject: Re: 2.4.20-18 size-4096 memory leaks
Date: 26 Nov 2003 11:51:02 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>


On Wed, 2003-11-26 at 09:29, yuval yeret wrote:

> I saw a discussion around similar problems in 2.6.0 (2.6.0-test5/6 (and 
> probably 7 too) size-4096 memory leak - )
> and an ext3 patch was suggested by Andrew Morton.
> From a brief look the code in 2.4 it seems like the patch might be relevant 
> here as well. Is the size-4096 leak a known issue for 2.4 ?
> Is the 2.6 patch applicable in 2.4 as well ?

No.  The journal_release_buffer() code is not used, or even enabled, on
2.4.  There is one set of patches which can use it on 2.4 --- the EA/ACL
code does, but only for extended attributes, and the leak mentioned
above only affects release_buffer() on bitmap buffers.


  parent reply	other threads:[~2003-11-26 11:51 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-11-26  9:29 yuval yeret
2003-11-26 10:11 ` Henrik Storner
2003-11-26 11:51 ` Stephen C. Tweedie [this message]
2003-11-26 10:24 yuval yeret
2003-11-26 10:57 Jean Delvare
2003-11-26 11:57 ` Stephen C. Tweedie
2003-11-26 14:14 yuval yeret

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