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SubjectRe: 2.4.20-18 size-4096 memory leaks
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>From: "Stephen C. Tweedie" <sct@redhat.com>
>
>That's not a leak, it simply sounds like cache effects. atime updates
>result in journal commits under ext3, and those use at least a couple of
>buffers at a time (one for the metadata descriptor block in the journal,
>one for the journal commit.) Those aren't leaks --- they are temporary
>use of cache, and once the IO has complete the memory can be immediately
>reclaimed by the kernel if it is needed for anything else.

I'm using noatime for my ext3 mount points ...

>
>Cheers,
> Stephen
>
>

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