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SubjectRe: Severe Linux 2.4 kernel memory leakage
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After i recieved an email from Peter T. who had the same problem, but
_not_ under 2.4.9 i re-checked, and indeed, the problems dont appear in
kernel versions =< 2.4.9. So in either 2.4.10 or 2.4.11 the memory
leakage was 'introduced'.

My current preminition is that it could be the software raid layer thats
causing the leakage, but it also could be a combination of factors. (see
prev email to Peter T / lkml about the common factors in the 2
situations). On the other hand, i'm willing to try anything ;-)

-- Chris

On Mon, 2001-11-26 at 07:49, Mike Galbraith wrote:
> On 25 Nov 2001, Chris Chabot wrote:
>
> > Hi, I have a firewall / file server box which is displaying (severe)
> > memory leakage, presumably by the kernel.
> >
> > The box has ran Redhat 7.1 and 7.2, with plain vanilla linux kernels
> > 2.4.9 upto 2.4.15, in all situations the same problem appeared.
>
> With 2.4.9 as well? I have an IKD patch for 2.4.7 which I could
> update to 2.4.9 fairly quickly if you'd like to try memleak on the
> thing. It might even go in fairly cleanly as is.
>
> -Mike


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