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SubjectVM-Problems in 2.4.11
#include <hallo.h>



I have a system with 3GB RAM and no Swap at all.

Before the test "free" showed about 2GB for "cached" and about 800MB was
free. ("Fresh"-System after boot up. Only copied some files before)

Then i wanted to copy about 1.5GB to a "tmpfs" mount.

After about 800MB the copying stopped. On another console, where i wanted
to run "free" again, i just got a "out of memory"-type of warning.
(No errors showed up in syslog)

I had to abort the copy and umount the tmpfs-partition.


With 2.4.9 this scenario works without problems.


If any more informations is needed, i will provide them.




Bis denn

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