Re: 2.4.0-test8-pre1 is quite bad

From: Rik van Riel (
Date: Fri Sep 01 2000 - 16:08:50 EST

On Fri, 1 Sep 2000, Ari Pollak wrote:

> Well, the vmpatch still didn't fix the problem I've been having
> for many moons (I believe since late 2.3.99) - When running
> updatedb from the slocate distribution, I lose at least 90 MB of
> memory by the time it's finished, and it takes about a day for
> the memory to become usable again - this is not cached/buffered
> mem, it just disappears off the face of my computer.

Does it show up as icache and/or dcache when you cat
/proc/slabinfo ?



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       -- Miguel de Icaza, UKUUG 2000

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