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    SubjectRe: dcache leak in 2.6.16-git8 II
    On Thu, Mar 30, 2006 at 12:53:24AM +0200, Andi Kleen wrote:
    > On Thursday 30 March 2006 00:50, Andrew Morton wrote:
    >
    > > It looks that way. Didn't someone else report a sock_inode_cache leak?
    >
    > Didn't see it.
    >
    > > > I still got a copy of the /proc in case anybody wants more information.
    > >
    > > We have this fancy new /proc/slab_allocators now, it might show something
    > > interesting. It needs CONFIG_DEBUG_SLAB_LEAK.
    >
    > I didn't have that enabled unfortunately. I can try it on the next round.
    >
    > -Andi
    >

    There is also a new sysctl to drop caches. It is called vm.drop_caches.
    It will be interesting to see if it is able to free up some dcache memory
    for you.

    Balbir

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