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    --On Monday, September 12, 2005 18:06:17 -0400 Sonny Rao <sonny@burdell.org> wrote:

    > On Mon, Sep 12, 2005 at 09:03:12PM +0000, Danny ter Haar wrote:
    >> Sonny Rao <sonny@burdell.org> wrote:
    >> > I assume you're referring to allocating huge pages? I'm not sure how
    >> > one would test this other than allocating N huge pages, releasing,
    >> > runing something intensive (like SDET), and then trying to allocate
    >> > N huge pages again? Or am I off base here?
    >>
    >> Run a full-feed usenet server ? ;-)
    >> I recommend INN ....
    >
    > Are you using jumbo frames or anything like that? I can probably
    > replicate order > 0 allocation failures pretty easily using that, but
    > I don't know if that's really the issue.

    Jumbo frames, 8K kernel stacks, CIFS, and possibly NFS (though people dispute
    that) tend to be the main culprits, in my experience.

    M.

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