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    SubjectRe: Kernel 2.6.9 Multiple Page Allocation Failures
    On Tue, Nov 16, 2004 at 07:33:11AM -0200, Marcelo Tosatti wrote:
    > > I took the default from 2.6.10-rc1-bk19 with your patch and doubled it. No
    > > luck with the following values subsequently applied:
    > > #vm.min_free_kbytes=3831
    > > #vm.min_free_kbytes=7662
    > > #vm.min_free_kbytes=15324
    > > #vm.min_free_kbytes=61296
    > > vm.min_free_kbytes=65535
    > > Did not help against the page allocation errors or boosting up the machines
    > > performance.
    >
    > Nick, such high reservations should have protected the system from OOM.

    > Definately. I suspect XFS is unable to handle OOM graciously, or some other
    > problem.

    It seems that both Stefan and me are using XFS. Does someone have this problems
    with another filesystem? Unfortunately I cannot change fs. Can you Stefen?

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    Lukáš Hejtmánek
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