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SubjectRe: [PATCH] fix for VM test9-pre7
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Rik van Riel <riel@conectiva.com.br> writes:

> 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).

Yupp, with mem=850M it seems to work.

Greetings
Christoph

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