Am Sonntag, den 06.03.2005, 23:22 +0100 schrieb Alexander Nyberg: > I think this is more related to dm-crypt and not to loop. However - this > only seems to happen when dm-crypt is on top of loop, something I cannot > explain, how do they differ?. Sysrq-t trace at the bottom. My belief > after looking at this is that dm-crypt leaks memory somewhere but I > couldn't get around the dm code so here it is. This is 2.6.11, but this > bug has been present forever (easier to trigger now though). > > ================================================= > > Testcase: > #!/bin/sh > losetup /dev/loop7 loopbackfile > echo 0 `blockdev --getsize /dev/loop7` crypt aes-plain 0123456789abcdef0123456789abcdef 0 /dev/loop7 0 | dmsetup create volume1 > mkfs.ext3 /dev/mapper/volume1 > mount /dev/mapper/volume1 mnt > cd mnt > dbench 20 How do you see there's a memory leak? Does your machine lock up? I just ran your testcase several times and I don't see anything unusual. Total system memory consumption doesn't change before and afterwards. Can anybody else confirm this?
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