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SubjectRe: [PATCH] fix for VM test9-pre7
On 2 Oct 2000, Christoph Rohland wrote:

> the shm swapping still kills the machine(8GB mem) the machine
> with somthing like '__alloc_pages failed order 0'.
> When I do the same stresstest with mmaped file in ext2 the
> machine runs fine but the processes do not do anything and
> vmstat/ps lock up on these processes.

This may be a highmem bounce-buffer creation deadlock. Do
your tests work if you use only 800 MB of RAM ?

Shared memory swapping on my 64 MB test machine seems to
work fine (albeit a bit slow).


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-- Miguel de Icaza, UKUUG 2000

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