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Re: swap space leak in 5.0_STABLE

On Mon, 14 Sep 2009, David Holland wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 01:25:34AM +1200, Mark Davies wrote:
>  > I have a bunch of i386 systems running 5.0_STABLE from about 21
>  > July.
>  >
>  > They appear to have a problem with swap space exhaustion that is
>  > new (only started noticing it with this kernel version).
> Did this ever get tracked down? If not, can you check if the patch
> in PR 42053 makes it go away?

Indeed, I saw PR 42053 go by and thought that might be the problem I 
was seeing but haven't had a chance to try the patch yet and didn't 
have a reliable way to trigger the problem (now that the assignment 
that the students were doing is long past).


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