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SubjectRe: 2.6.39-rc4+: Kernel leaking memory during FS scanning, regression?
On Wed, Apr 27, 2011 at 10:40:23PM +0200, Bruno Prémont wrote:
> On Wed, 27 April 2011 Bruno Prémont wrote:
> > On Wed, 27 April 2011 Bruno Prémont wrote:
> > > On Wed, 27 Apr 2011 00:28:37 +0200 (CEST) Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> > > > Also please apply the patch below and check, whether the printk shows
> > > > up in your dmesg.
> > >
> > > > Index: linux-2.6-tip/kernel/sched_rt.c
> > > > ===================================================================
> > > > --- linux-2.6-tip.orig/kernel/sched_rt.c
> > > > +++ linux-2.6-tip/kernel/sched_rt.c
> > > > @@ -609,6 +609,7 @@ static int sched_rt_runtime_exceeded(str
> > > >
> > > > if (rt_rq->rt_time > runtime) {
> > > > rt_rq->rt_throttled = 1;
> > > > + printk_once(KERN_WARNING "sched: RT throttling activated\n");
> >
> > This gun is triggering right before RCU-managed slabs start piling up as
> > visible under slabtop so chances are it's at least a related!
>
> Letting the machine idle (except running collectd and slabtop) scheduler
> suddenly decided to restart giving rcu_kthread CPU cycles (after two hours
> or so! if I read my statistics graphs correctly)

And this also returned the slab memory, right?

Two hours is quite some time...

Thanx, Paul

> While looking at lkml during the above 2 hours I stumbled across this (the
> patch of which doesn't help in my case) which looked possibly related.
> http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.linux.kernel/1129614
>
> Bruno
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