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From: "yuval yeret" <yuval_yeret@hotmail.com>
To: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: 2.4.20-18 size-4096 memory leaks
Date: Wed, 26 Nov 2003 12:24:46 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <BAY2-F170wKlrIcKh8G00011208@hotmail.com> (raw)

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Hi,
I'm seeing a constant leak in size-4096 on a machine running 2.4.20-18 SMP 
BIGMEM, which might / might not be related to the machine finally going out 
of memory and going into a hang.
I saw a discussion around similar problems in 2.6.0 (2.6.0-test5/6 (and 
probably 7 too) size-4096 memory leak - http://lkml.org/lkml/2003/10/17/5 )
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 ?
Thanks,
--
Yuval Yeret
Yuval at exanet dot com
Exanet
http://www.exanet.com

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             reply	other threads:[~2003-11-26 10:24 UTC|newest]

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

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