Re: 2.6.10-rc1-mm4 -1 EAGAIN after allocation failure was: Re:Kernel 2.6.9 Multiple Page Allocation Failures

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Tue Nov 09 2004 - 21:23:27 EST

Stefan Schmidt <zaphodb@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > As for the application collapse: dunno. Maybe networking broke. It would
> > be interesting to test Linus's current tree, at
> >
> Will try that tomorrow. Would you suggest printing out show_free_areas();
> there too? I don't know what kind of an overhead that will generate on
> subsequent stack traces.

I don't think it'd help much - we know what's happening.

It would be interesting to keep increasing min_free_kbytes, see if you can
characterise the system's response to this setting.
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