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    SubjectRe: dentry cache leak? Re: rsync out of memory 2.6.8-rc2
    On Thu, Jul 29, 2004 at 02:07:43PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
    > kladit@t-online.de (Klaus Dittrich) wrote:
    > >
    > > >Can you narrow the onset of the problem down to any particular kernel
    > > >snapshot?
    > >
    > > Did it and here is the answer.
    > >
    > > kernel-2.6.7 and bk's up to 2.6.7-bk7 survived a du -s,
    > > kernels starting with 2.6.7-bk8 did not.
    >
    > I can reproduce this oom btw. Am (very, very slowly) working out what's
    > causing it. It's unrelated to the vfs-cache-pressure patch. I'd hope to
    > have it fixed up for 2.6.8.

    Odd, because the only thing I can see which affects dcache related code
    between -bk7 and -bk8 is the vfs-cache-pressure patch.

    What are the exact steps you're using to reproduce the leak?

    And where do you think the problem lies?
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