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SubjectRe: fsstress causes memory leak in test6, test8
Nikita Danilov wrote:

>Dave Jones writes:
> > On Sun, Oct 26, 2003 at 05:02:41PM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
> >
> > > It is not a "leak" as such - the dentries will get shrunk in normal usage
> > > (create enough non-dir dentries and the "leaked" directory dentries will
> > > get reclaimed). The really deep directories which fsstress creates
> > > demonstrated the bug.
> >
> > This could explain the random reiserfs oopses/hangs I was seeing several
> > months back after running fsstress for a day or so. The reiser folks
>
>This could explain hangs, but hardly oopses. System just freezes due to
>out-of-memory.
>
Ah, thanks Nikita.

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Hans


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