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    SubjectProblems with memory in 2.3.3 and 2.3.6 kernels

    Hi all, i probed 2.3.3 kernel and it started nice and everything was
    going fine, i was with kde, netscape, ncftp and kmail i think running all when
    suddenly i got Out of memory messages and all my process but login died, those
    prosses are quit a few but i got 128M of memory and i don't think the memory
    would just ran out with just that besides i got 56M swap space, and before with
    64M of memory i didn't had trouble and even ran xemacs besides netscape and kde
    (of course it got slower).....

    Later i upgrade to 2.3.6 and when it starts init and says freeing
    unused kernel memory 36K bla bla .... it freezes and the last messages is:
    error in loading shared libraries: /lib/ and says cannot
    allocate memory.....and cannot reboot i got to hard-reset the machine.....

    The configuration: 128M memory AMD K6-2 350Mhz egcs-1.1.2
    compiled using -march=pentium optimisation option (no problems 'till now) and
    kernel 2.3.6 compiled with the mtrr option for K6-2 memory usage

    Any ideas why this ???

    BTW: why were removed the -mxxxx options from the CONFIG_XXX[5-6]86
    options.....really they are not necessary for better performance (not even
    -m486 :))

    Thanks !!!!!!!

    Rodolfo Conde Martinez.
    ICQ 14757500

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