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SubjectRe: Memory leak
On 17 Aug 1998, Andi Kleen wrote:

> > Hi, everybody!
> > I have some problem with the memory leak:-(
> > After the 10 days my Linux box looses most part of his memory.
> > It seem to be the same that happened with RH4.1 kernel 2.0.33
> > Now it is RH5.1 kernel 2.0.35.
> > Earlier it results in kernel panic with the messages
> > Unable to load interpreter
> > and approximately within 24hours Linux spontaneously reboots
> > The lifetime of RH4.1 was nearly 7 days. In both cases memory leaks
> > slowly and constantly. Now with RH5.1 my box works more than 10 days
> > but it seems to be the same result soon. Have anybody collided with
> > the same problem or can someone help me? Any help would be appreciated.
> > By the way tell me what information I must send before my box reboots.
> You could press Shift-Roll on the console - if it is a networking or
> buffer leak then it should show up there. If it is some other subsystem
> then special patches will be needed to track it down.

What is "Shift-Roll". Is that on a Mac keyboard?

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