RE: VM: killing process - How to identify the problem

From: Mudeem Siddiqui
Date: Wed May 21 2008 - 15:30:32 EST

>Just curious, is is a typo?

I would say is is is a typo :)

>> __alloc_pages: 0-order allocation failed
>> __alloc_pages: 0-order allocation failed
>> __alloc_pages: 0-order allocation failed
>> and then
>> VM: killing process

>Caused by out of memory, a page fault couldn't be serviced due to
>exhaustion. See arch/mips/mm/fault.c.

Can this condition arise due to some other reason other than memory
leak. E.g the way the paging is being done etc because the application
calls malloc only once when it starts. I have been struggling with this
for quite a while, how would you recommend I should try to solve this?

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