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SubjectRe: [2.6.18-rc6] ext3 memory leak
On Thu, 7 Sep 2006, Andrew Morton wrote:

> It is expected that in this situation the number of buffer_head objects will
> be approximately equal to the number of pagecache pages. So once the pagecache
> has grown to consume all available memory and the kernel starts to perform pagecache
> reclaim, the buffer_head count should stabilise.

Ok, thanks that's exactly what I had to know - makes sense now.

Sorry for a false alarm.

Guennadi Liakhovetski, Ph.D.
DSA Daten- und Systemtechnik GmbH
Pascalstr. 28
D-52076 Aachen
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