Re: 2.6.5-rc2-mm1 - swapoff dies with OOM, why?

From: Felipe Alfaro Solana
Date: Mon Mar 29 2004 - 03:02:30 EST

On Mon, 2004-03-29 at 04:38, John Stoffel wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've run into a strange situation here. I was having *terrible*
> performance while doing a complile of the 2.6.5-rc2-mm2 kernel on my
> system (Debian completely bleeding edge, plus udev and hotplug) along
> with dealing with a USB problem where if I removed my Cuzer USB
> device, it would never get de-allocated properly and the system load
> would start to hang.

Are you using ext3? 2.6.5-rc2-mm1 has a memory leak that affects ext3
code. Thus, after some uptime of disk intensive work, nearly all memory
is wasted up. Please, upgrade to latest -mm tree (which ATM is

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