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    SubjectRe: memory leak in scsi_cmd_cache 2.6.15
    Arjan van de Ven wrote:
    > On Sun, 2006-01-22 at 13:51 -0500, Ariel wrote:
    > > On Sun, 22 Jan 2006, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
    > >
    > > > On Sun, 2006-01-22 at 09:16 +0100, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
    > > >> On Sat, 2006-01-21 at 21:13 -0500, Ariel wrote:
    > > >>> I have a memory leak in scsi_cmd_cache.
    > >
    > > >> does this happen without the binary nvidia driver too? (it appears
    > > >> you're using that). That's a good datapoint to have if so...
    > >
    > > I had the exact same nvidia driver with 2.6.12 (just recompiled) and it
    > > didn't happen there.
    > >
    > > But just in case I used slabtop to watch scsi_cmd_cache grow by 1.24KB per
    > > second (104MB per day), then I rmmoded nvidia and watched it grow by
    > > 1.16KB per
    >
    > please repeat this without nvidia ever being loaded. Just having a
    > module loaded before can already cause corruption that ripples through
    > later, so just unloading is not enough to get a clean result.

    Hrmph, yeah one of my workstations is exhibiting this too. I use
    the nvidia module, but I did clean reboot without it loaded and the
    leak was still there. So I'll add my data points at
    http://audible.transient.net/~jamie/k/ ... all the files starting with
    "scsi_cmd_cache."

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    Jamie Heilman http://audible.transient.net/~jamie/
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