Re: [BUG] RAID sub system

From: Roy Sigurd Karlsbakk (
Date: Fri Dec 14 2001 - 09:02:17 EST

> my observation is this: once you use up all your free memory, you have
> 30 seconds of reasonable behavior. 30 seconds is the the default dirty-buffer
> age. are you tweaking /proc/sys/vm/bdflush at all? and no, I don't see
> why your application would have dirty buffers in the first place -
> I'm just noticing the ominous 30 seconds.

More testing with bootparam mem=xxx shows this is it. When all memory is
used, it fails to re-use old cache, or something.

Roy Sigurd Karlsbakk, MCSE, MCNE, CLS, LCA

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