Subject: Re: 2.0 kernel eating all memory
To: Florian Stoehr <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Florian Stoehr <email@example.com>
Date: 01/22/2005 22:06:51
On Sat, 22 Jan 2005, Florian Stoehr wrote:
> On Sat, 22 Jan 2005, Ruediger Engel wrote:
>> Hi John!
>>> Has anyone besides Al Zick and myself noticed that memory allocated to the
>>> kernel on NetBSD 2.0 on at least Amiga and mac68k keeps growing and
>>> growing until the system runs out of memory and crashes?
>> Yes, just to confirm this. My A4000 still does not run long enough to have
>> eaten up _all_ the memory, but after just 2 days of uptime it already uses
>> Amiga 4000 with 128MB of memory after 2 days, mostly busy building software
>> from pkgsrc:
>> 6 root 18 0 0K 32M syncer 22:57 0.15% 0.15% [ioflush]
>> Did anyone of the mac68k-Users confirm this or is this problem
> Mm, my A4000/040 with (amazing) 16 MB just halts during compilation jobs. I
> have to test this with another "top" or "vmstat" console. The "cannot lock on
> myself" message I saw on the debugger promt while A+A+CTRL might point into
> your direction (?).
> Guess I'll try 1.6.2 and compare them within next week.
I produced another stop with top running. Memory seems not a problem for
me, the machine suddenly stopped with 3,5 M file and 1,1 M free :-(
I'll swap that RAM before the next try...