Re: What's the NFS OOM problem?

From: H. Peter Anvin
Date: Tue Aug 08 2006 - 22:30:54 EST

Xin Zhao wrote:
I often heard of the OOM probelm in NFS, but don't know what it is.
Now I am developing a NFS based system and found my system memory
(server side) is used too fast. I checked the code but didn't find
memory leaking. So I suspect I run into OOM issue.

Can someone help me and give me a brief description on OOM issue?

Many many thanks!

What I suspect you're talking about has to do with a network client running out of memory and not being able to talk to the network. The server isn't affected.

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