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    SubjectRe: dentry_cache using up all my zone normal memory -- also seen on 2.6.14-rc2
    On Wed, Sep 21, 2005 at 02:59:30PM -0600, Christopher Friesen wrote:
    > Sonny Rao wrote:
    > >Over one million files open at once is just asking for trouble on a
    > >lowmem-crippled x86 machine, IMHO.
    > I don't think there actually are. I ran the testcase under strace, and
    > it appears that there are two threads going at once.
    > thread 1 spins doing the following:
    > fd = creat("./rename14", 0666);
    > unlink("./rename14");
    > close(fd);
    > thread 2 spins doing:
    > rename("./rename14", "./rename14xyz");

    Ewww.. Looks like a leak due to a race.

    Does this happen on a non-nfs filesystem ?

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