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SubjectRe: VM in 2.4.7-pre hurts...
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Hi Mike,

On Mon, 9 Jul 2001, Mike Galbraith wrote:
>> > But still this may be a hint.
>
> _Anyway_, tmpfs is growing and growing from stdout. If I send
> output to /dev/null, no growth. Nothing in tmpfs is growing, so I
> presume the memory is disappearing down one of X or KDE's sockets.

So tmpfs is not growing, but you still have a mem leak only with
tmpfs? Is there some deleted file allocating blocks? Or did
redirecting stdout fix the problem. I am not sure that I understand
the situation.

> No such leakage without tmpfs, and I can do all kinds of normal
> file type use of tmpfs with no leakage.

BTW I am running /tmp on tmpfs all the time with KDE and never
experienced something like that. But of course I ran oom without size
limits.

Greetings
Christoph


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