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SubjectRe: Possible dcache BUG
On Fri, 20 Aug 2004 00:11:54 -0700 Andrew Morton (AM) wrote:

AM> "Udo A. Steinberg" <us15@os.inf.tu-dresden.de> wrote:
AM> >
AM> > I've tried to download 700 MB of data from a digital camera via USB using
AM> > "gphoto2 --get-all-files" and I can repeatedly run my 128 MB box out of
AM> > memory using either Linux 2.4.26 or 2.6.8.1 for that.
AM>
AM> whee. How much swap is online?
Something close to 512 MB.

Adding 506512k swap on /dev/hda2. Priority:-1 extents:1

AM> Not that it matters - you seem to have a bunch of reclaimable pagecache
AM> just sitting there. Very odd.
AM>
AM> Could gphoto2 be using mlock? Does it run as root?
No, gphoto2 was not running as root.

-Udo.
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