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    Subject2.6.0-test5/6 (and probably 7 too) size-4096 memory leak

    Hi there!

    I want to report a memory leak for 2.6.0-test5 that I've noticed today on
    a mail server after 32 days of uptime.

    As I'm upgrading it tomorrow to test7 I wasn't going to report this until
    verifying if the behaviour continued, but I saw on kernelnewbies that
    others were having this issue with test7 too, so I decided to post a
    report with the information before I reboot the server.

    The attached files are gzipped for space reasons, and were taken at night
    when the server isn't very loaded.

    The workload is a simple sendmail with ipop3d and imapd, nothing much, for
    about 6500 users; the machine is a dual Pentium III with 1gb of RAM and a
    couple of SCSI disks.

    Slabinfo reports that size-4096 has 104341 active objects and growing.

    On another box at home I see the same issue with test6, but "only" with
    11612 objects; I'm not posting info on this box as I guess the mailserver
    is much more important because the leak is really noticeable.


    Please let me know if I can help with anything.

    Thanks,
    Alberto

    [unhandled content-type:application/x-gunzip][unhandled content-type:application/x-gunzip][unhandled content-type:application/x-gunzip][unhandled content-type:application/x-gunzip][unhandled content-type:application/x-gunzip][unhandled content-type:application/x-gunzip][unhandled content-type:application/x-gunzip][unhandled content-type:application/x-gunzip][unhandled content-type:application/x-gunzip][unhandled content-type:application/x-gunzip][unhandled content-type:application/x-gunzip]
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