Re: oom with 2.6.11

From: Christian Kujau
Date: Tue Mar 15 2005 - 09:14:04 EST

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Mauricio Lin wrote:
>>>Did this problem start from 2.6.11-rc2-bk10?
>>i noticed it first at 2.6.11, then again with 2.6.11-rc5-bk2. suspecting
>>pppd to be the culprit to chew up all RAM after being terminated by my ISP
>>once a day - i just have to wait (must be around 2a.m.).
> Have you tried with 2.6.10 in order to check this problem?

i don't think i've run plain 2.6.10 at all, syslog does not say so. i've
run several versions of 2.6.9, then 2.6.10-rc1, 2.6.10-rc1-bk19,
2.6.10-rc2-bk9, 2.6.10-rc3-bk11, 2.6.11-rc2-bk10, 2.6.11-rc5-bk2.

as stated earlier, the problem kicked in when i switched to 2.6.11, i
switched back to 2.6.11-rc5-bk2 and it happened again. by looking at the
syslog i am (still) suspecting pppd to be the source of OOM, but it did
not show up as a memory pig in "ps". i am running now and the
machine survived almost 2 passes of pppd's daily hangups. i'll keep an eye
on it.

thank you for your concern,
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