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    SubjectRe: All these memory problems..
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    > I might as well ask - are these memory problems supposed to be in 2.1.42?
    > I've been badblocking disks and running make -kj 16 a kernel at the same
    > time, and I've not quite seen what problems everyone has been talking
    > about. I have a buffer patch, and the one line page_aging patch, but even
    > before that, I never noticed any problems. mem=40M, I'll go try it with
    > mem=4M eventually..

    Yes, I see this problem with e.g. 2.1.42 on sparc with 48M of memory and
    10G of disks... Either fsck, or mke2fs, or e.g. two tars in a pipe of about
    5G data always freeze the machine...
    2.0.30 with some buffer fixes works well there.

    Cheers,
    Jakub
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    Jakub Jelinek | jj@sunsite.mff.cuni.cz | http://sunsite.mff.cuni.cz
    Administrator of SunSITE Czech Republic, MFF, Charles University
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    Linux version 2.0.30 on a sparc machine (291.64 BogoMips).
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