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SubjectRe: RAMFS
On Fri, 2 Feb 2001, Ingo Oeser wrote:

> On Fri, Feb 02, 2001 at 08:24:19PM +0100, Mike Galbraith wrote:
> > On Fri, 2 Feb 2001, Ingo Oeser wrote:
> > > No, so have to unlock it also, if you return -ENOSPC.
> > >
> > > So the correct fix seems to be:
> [...]
> > > This currently works for me (but using 2.4.0 + dwg-ramfs.patch + this patch)
> >
> > Have you stressed it? (I see leakiness)
>
> I do reads and writes to it every 5 seconds and sometimes more (
> mounted on /tmp, /var/run and the like ) and had an uptime of
> about a week (I use it in an embedded-like system and we
> sometimes change the system image).
>
> There might be a dentry or inode leak, but that doesn't bite me,
> because I only create the files I need once and extend or shrink
> them.

That won't show it. I can do that kind of stuff all day long, no
problem whatsoever.

> But I couldn't stress it too much.
>
> Where exactly do you see the leaks?

(I don't have a solid grip yet.. just starting to seek)

> PS: For reference, I put the diff to 2.4.0 that I use to
> http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/~ioe/dwg-ramfs.patch
>
> The original patch has _not_ been done by me, but by
> David Gibson, Linuxcare Australia.

I'll take a look at this.. thanks.

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