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SubjectRe: modify_ldt returning ENOMEM on highmem machine
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> I tried posting this before, but apparently it didn't get through to the
> list.
> The following are the final lines of a strace of a failing mplayer:

glibc 2.2 uses lots of ldt's which get vmalloced. Our vmalloc address space
is way too small on big boxes. Grab the patch posted to the kernel list
to only vmalloc large ldts and the box will be fine

Highmem isnt a direct link but large memory boxes are the most problematic

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