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

From: Marcelo Tosatti
Date: Wed Nov 10 2004 - 07:25:29 EST

On Wed, Nov 10, 2004 at 01:06:24PM +0100, Stefan Schmidt wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 10, 2004 at 11:28:54AM +0100, Stefan Schmidt wrote:
> > > Can you try the following patch, please? It is diffed against 2.6.10-rc1,
> > > but I think it should apply to -mm kernels as well.
> I did. No apparent change with mm4 and vm.min_free_kbytes = 8192. I will try
> latest bk next.
> > I unset CONFIG_PACKET_MMAP and i suppose this could have this kind of effect
> > on high connection rates.
> > I set it back to CONFIG_PACKET_MMAP=y and if the application does not freeze
> > for some hours at this load we can blame at least this issue (-1 EAGAIN) on
> > that parameter.
> Nope, that didn't change anything, still getting EAGAIN, checked two times.

Hi Stefan,

Its not clear to me - do you have Nick's watermark patch in?
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