Re: Large memory application exhuasts buffers during write.

From: John Stoffel
Date: Fri Mar 26 2004 - 09:13:18 EST

Robin> What we see happen is the first approx 30GBs gets written and then
Robin> swap starts getting utilized. Once swap has been heavily utilized,
Robin> the OOM killer kicks in and kills the job.

Can you post the output of 'vmstat 1' starting just before your app is
fired up, and until OOM kicks in an kills it off? And more details
on exactly which version of Linux kernel you're running and how the
system is configured as well.

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