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SubjectRe: rsync out of memory 2.6.8-rc2
On Mon, Jul 19, 2004 at 05:48:25PM +1000, Nick Piggin wrote:
> Klaus Dittrich wrote:
> >rsync-2.6.2 of a large disc using 2.6.8-rc2 (I also tried 2.6.7-bk14)
> >stops with "kernel: Out of Memory: Killed process xxxx" messages
> >during filelist gathering.
> >
> >When this happens only 1.4 GB out of 2 GB RAM and no swap is used.
> >
> >No problems with kernel 2.6.7.
> >(Peak RAM usage during filelist gathering was 1.8 GB, no swap)
> >
> Hi Klaus,
> What arguments are you running rsync with? Also, how many files, and
> how large are they?

And can you show the output of 'vmstat 1' during rsync? This is the second
report of linux 2.6.8-rc? eating all memory, btw.

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