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    SubjectRe: memory leak in 2.6.11-rc2
    Andrew Tridgell wrote:
    > I've fixed up the problems I had with raid, and am now testing the
    > recent xattr changes with dbench and nbench.
    >
    > The problem I've hit now is a severe memory leak. I have applied the
    > patch from Linus for the leak in free_pipe_info(), and still I'm
    > leaking memory at the rate of about 100Mbyte/minute.
    >
    > I've tested with both 2.6.11-rc2 and with 2.6.11-rc1-mm2, both with
    > the pipe leak fix. The setup is:
    >
    > - 4 way PIII with 4G ram
    > - qla2200 adapter with ibm fastt200 disk array
    > - running dbench -x and nbench on separate disks, in a loop
    >
    > The oom killer kicks in after about 30 minutes. Naturally the oom
    > killer decided to kill my sshd, which was running vmstat :-)

    Do you have today's memleak patch applied? (cut-n-paste below).

    --
    ~Randy


    ----
    --- 1.40/fs/pipe.c 2005-01-15 12:01:16 -08:00
    +++ edited/fs/pipe.c 2005-01-24 14:35:09 -08:00
    @@ -630,13 +630,13 @@
    struct pipe_inode_info *info = inode->i_pipe;

    inode->i_pipe = NULL;
    - if (info->tmp_page)
    - __free_page(info->tmp_page);
    for (i = 0; i < PIPE_BUFFERS; i++) {
    struct pipe_buffer *buf = info->bufs + i;
    if (buf->ops)
    buf->ops->release(info, buf);
    }
    + if (info->tmp_page)
    + __free_page(info->tmp_page);
    kfree(info);
    }

    -
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