Re: OOM triggered with plenty of memory free

From: Raymond Jennings
Date: Sat Mar 16 2013 - 05:34:28 EST

On Sat, Mar 16, 2013 at 2:25 AM, Hillf Danton <dhillf@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Some system specifications:
>> - CPU: i7 860 at 2.8 GHz
>> - Mainboard: Advantech AIMB-780
>> - RAM: 4 GB
>> - Kernel: SMP, 32 bit ( kernel, no patches applied)

> The highmem no longer holds memory with 64-bit kernel.

I don't really think that's a valid reason to dismiss problems with
32-bit though, as I still use it myself.

Anyway, to the parent poster, could you tell us more, such as how much
ram you had left free?

A printout of /proc/meminfo might help here.

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