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Re: Horrible memory leak in rawhide (kernel leak?)



On Wed, Sep 3, 2008 at 3:56 PM, Kyle McMartin <kyle mcmartin ca> wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 04, 2008 at 12:45:14AM +0200, Erik van Pienbroek wrote:
>> Op woensdag 03-09-2008 om 18:31 uur [tijdzone -0400], schreef Jon
>> Masters:
>> > On Thu, 2008-09-04 at 00:22 +0200, Erik van Pienbroek wrote:
>> >
>> > > The last few days I've had a horrible memory leak on Rawhide.
>> >
>> > Haven't looked into this but cebbert mentioned a kernel memory leak has
>> > been fixed in rawhide as of today - I'd try again tomorrow or perhaps
>> > the day after unless you want to pull from koji directly.
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> I just looked at the koji webinterface for the latest build of the
>> kernel and this is 2.6.27-0.297.rc5.git2.fc10 which was already in
>> todays push...And with this kernel I'm still having the leak.
>>
>
> Are you using selinux? Try booting with selinux=0 (I know, the
> relabelling afterwards sucks...) and seeing if it still occurs.
> I believe someone tracked some bogosity into selinux, but hasn't been
> able to root-cause it yet.
>
> regards, Kyle
>
> --
Could this be what you are experiencing:
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=460848 ?

If so, there is a patch that "works for me".  Expect this to be in rawhide soon.

tom
-- 
Tom London


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