Subject: Re: VM space leak?
To: Valeriy E. Ushakov <email@example.com>
From: None <Oleg.Polianski@clear.co.nz>
Date: 06/05/2001 21:44:45
"Valeriy E. Ushakov" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > NetBSD-current 1.5V.
> > Lot of things changed around recently so I can't really say when I started
> > seeing this.
> > The effect is easy to observe with acroread. When I try to view
> > .pdf file, swap usage will keep increasing causing hang in few minutes.
> > Sometimes one click in acroread is worth 1MB of swap space. I see
> > similiar effects with certain other applications.
> Hmm, I've seen this with FreeBSD -STABLE (of April). acroread4 got
> extremely large and swapped like crazy after I extensively searched
> several big documents.
File -> Preferences -> General -> Use page cache -> Off
This feature really causes HUGE memory footprint.
-- Oleg Polianski <Oleg.Polianski@clear.co.nz>