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SubjectRe: kmemleak disabled itself in 2.6.36
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Catalin Marinas wrote at 10:33:09
> On Wed, 2010-10-27 at 20:12 +0100, Toralf Förster wrote:
> > I'm unsure whether this happens due to a
> > $> sudo su -c "echo clear > /sys/kernel/debug/kmemleak"
> > or while regular scanning, but anyway seems not to be normal, or ?
> >
> > 2010-10-27T20:42:21.697+02:00 n22 kernel: flush-254:0: page allocation
> > failure. order:0, mode:0x0
>
> [...]
>
> > 2010-10-27T20:42:21.699+02:00 n22 kernel: kmemleak: Cannot allocate a
> > kmemleak_object structure 2010-10-27T20:42:21.699+02:00 n22 kernel: Pid:
> > 15475, comm: flush-254:0 Not tainted 2.6.36 #2
>
> [...]
>
> > 2010-10-27T20:42:21.700+02:00 n22 kernel: kmemleak: Kernel memory leak
> > detector disabled
>
> Are you running out of memory on your system? Kmemleak tried to allocate
> a structure but the slab allocator failed to get page. Kmemleak disables
> itself in such situations but the problem is somewhere else (not enough
> memory?).
>
> Catalin

I don't think so - no big load to that system, no excessive compiler runs ...

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