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SubjectRe: 2.6.9 - e1000 - page allocation failed
Lukas Hejtmanek wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 22, 2004 at 02:51:58AM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
>>I'd be interested in knowing if this fixes it - I don't expect it will,
>>because that's a zero-order allocation failure. He's really out of memory.
>>The e1000 driver has a default rx ring size of 256 which seems a bit nutty:
>>a back-to-back GFP_ATOMIC allocation of 256 skbs could easily exhaust the
>>page allocator pools.
>>Probably this machine needs to increase /proc/sys/vm/min_free_kbytes.
> It did not help.

What did you increase it to? What was the allocation failure message?
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