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SubjectRe: 2.2.11: Complicated memory leak...
On Thu, Aug 12, 1999 at 08:26:00AM +0200, Mike Galbraith wrote:
> On Thu, 12 Aug 1999, CaT wrote:
> > > no leak here...
> >
> > Somewhat butchered redhat 6.0 with glibc 2.1, gcc 2.95 and 2.2.11 kernel
> > compiled with gcc 2.95 and -march=pentiumpro.
> >
> > been up for a day so far (not cos it crashed previously) and things
> > are looking groovy.
>
> (anyone having the leak troubles)
>
> Have you seen the problem with free showing 4G of buffers or such? If
> you see that, (and if it _does_ have the same consequences as in 2.3.x)
> death isn't far away. I made a booboo in 2.3.x in using try_to_free_buffers
> which caused the exact symptoms reported for 2.2.11. MM gets very upset
> (murderously so) when buffermem doesn't get updated properly ;)
>
> The symptoms were remarkably similar, so I thought I'd mention it as
> something to watch for.

Nothing like that yet:

total used free shared buffers cached
Mem: 257948 184592 73356 19448 36664 122080
-/+ buffers/cache: 25848 232100
Swap: 128516 4916 123600

But I'll keep an eyeball out for it...

--
CaT (cat@zip.com.au) URL: http://www.zip.com.au/dev/null


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