lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2001]   [Apr]   [26]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: __alloc_pages: 4-order allocation failed
On Wed, 25 Apr 2001, Marcelo Tosatti wrote:

>
>
> On Wed, 25 Apr 2001, Feng Xian wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > I am running linux-2.4.3 on a Dell dual PIII machine with 128M memory.
> > After the machine runs a while, dmesg shows,
> >
> > __alloc_pages: 4-order allocation failed.
> > __alloc_pages: 3-order allocation failed.
> > __alloc_pages: 4-order allocation failed.
> > __alloc_pages: 4-order allocation failed.
> > __alloc_pages: 4-order allocation failed.
> > __alloc_pages: 4-order allocation failed.
> >
> >
> > and sometime the system will crash. I looked into the memory info,
> > there still has some free physical memory (20M) left and swap space is
> > almost not in use. (250M swap)
> >
> > I didn't have this problem when I ran 2.4.0 (I even didn't see it on
> > 2.4.2) could anybody tell me what's wrong or where should I look into this
> > problem?
>
> Feng,
>
> Which apps are you running when this happens ?

It looks like the X consumes most of the memory (almost used up all the
physical memory, more than 100M), it uses NVidia driver. I was also
running pppoe but that took less memory.

>
> Thanks
>
>

--
Feng Xian

-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 12:52    [W:0.163 / U:0.768 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site