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SubjectRe: Looking for better 2.2-based VM (do_try_to_free_pages fails, machine hangs)
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On Wed, Nov 01, 2000 at 10:00:02PM +0100, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 01, 2000 at 10:03:27PM +0100, Yann Dirson wrote:
> > On Wed, Nov 01, 2000 at 02:59:01PM -0200, Rik van Riel wrote:
> >
> > Andrea wrote:
> > > (btw, make sure you're using the -7 revision of the VM-global patch, as it
> > > includes the same MM corruption bugfix that is been included into 18pre18)
> >
> > Damn, I was using -6. http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/andrea/patches/v2.2/2.2.18pre9/ does not have -7.
> > Neither does your e-mind repository hlinked from linux-mm.
> >
> > I'm currently running -6 :(
>
> A -7 to apply to 2.2.18pre17 and _previous_ releases is in the directory
> patches/v2.2/2.2.18pre17/. An equivalent one against 2.2.18pre18 (and probably
> future releases) is in patches/v2.2/2.2.18pre18/.

Now running 2.2.18pre17 + -7 since a few days

The problems I had appear to be gone. However with this kernel I have
bursts of error messages from nscd (from glibc 2.1.95) like this one taken
from daemon.log:

Nov 5 22:36:17 bylbo nscd: 925: while accepting connection: Cannot allocate memory

They usually appear at cron.daily time, although it looks like I kinda can
reproduce them. I'm still investigating and narrowing - they seem to avoid
me unfortunately :( Will launch a tracking job for the night, hopefully
I'll narrow to the single cron job this time.

Anyone seen that ?


> After applying the patch you should make sure there are no rejects with a `find
> -name \*.rej`. If there aren't rejects all gone right.

I prefer running "patch --dry-run", I hate it when I have to wait for bzip2
and tar :}

Best regards,
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