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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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