Subject: Re: Memory leak?
To: Lennart Augustsson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 11/17/1999 11:11:01
On Wed, 17 Nov 1999 19:11:50 +0100
Lennart Augustsson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> For the last two days my machine has started to behave like there
> is a kernel memory leak.
> The symptom is that there is less and less free memory available, and
> more and more programs are swapped out.
> Here is what top says:
> Memory: 24M Act, 10M Inact, 240K Wired, 404K Free, 28M Swap, 348M Swap free
> This machine has 128M memory, adding up what's in use there seems
> to be about 90M that is unaccounted for.
I'll note that the pool stats say that the pool allocator has about
75MB associated with it. I'm not sure those are getting counted properly
in the "wired" stats. Probably the same goes for pmap PT pages.
I'll take a look, at least for the pool allocator, hopefully today.
-- Jason R. Thorpe <email@example.com>