Subject: Re: more memory leaking in 1.4B
To: Todd Vierling <>
From: Michael Graff <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/11/1999 08:08:59
After days, and days, of constant disk activity and high CPU load, my
1.4B machine crashed with something close to:

login: panic: pool_get: rndsample: page empty
Stopped in bzip2 at     _Debugger+0x4:  leave


Todd Vierling <> writes:

> Well, it's not just the `de' driver.  Today I drop-kicked my alpha to the
> console tune of:
> sd0: cannot allocate scsipi xs
> This particular Alpha kernel had the `de' driver explicitly excluded from
> the kernel config (...on the notion that the de driver was causing memory
> leaks).  Unfortunately, I cannot be at the console of this machine for any
> reasonable amount of time, so I can't do some DDB investigation.  I'm
> falling it back to 1.4, for now.
> -- 
> -- Todd Vierling (Personal; Bus.