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SubjectRe: 2.5.13 error: kswapd: page allocation failure. order:0 mode:0x20
Jurriaan on Alpha wrote:
> Suddenly, after 36 hours uptime, the console was flooded with this
> message.

36 hours is probably a world record ;)

> May 6 06:54:24 alpha -- MARK --
> May 6 07:11:28 alpha kernel: apd: page allocation failure. order:0, mode:0x20

It's possible that the machine really did run out of memory. There
are some scenarios with memory-mapped holey files and with swap which
can result in unfreeable memory. 2.5.14 is better.

> May 6 07:11:28 alpha kernel: kswapd: page allocation failure. order:0, mode:0x20
> May 6 07:11:28 alpha last message repeated 296 times

It's just a warning. 2.5.14 will calm it down.

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