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SubjectRe: Getting Out of Memory errors at random intervals.
> On Sun, Jan 13, 2002 at 11:45:42PM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
> > Run something that has a sane VM in all the known awkward cases (eg the Red Hat
> > 2.4.9 tree) and you should be just fine. If not I'd be interested to know
> I take it the vanilla 2.4.9 would also do?

Nothing like it. The 2.4.9-RH tree is very different VM wise from the 2.4.9
base tree. Linus never took the VM updates from it.

> > Andrea -aa vm patches or Rik's rmap-11b patch. Both of which seem to help
> > no end.
> As for High loads....these boxes don't even get a load.

I suspect they are - possibly only a sudden sharp burst of web traffic
causing a lot of cgi/mysql/apache process activity.

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