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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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