kernel leaking memory somewhere

elekktretterr at elekktretterr at
Wed Dec 16 19:52:48 PST 2009

>    A user process on a 32 bit system can allocate around 2GB of VM via
> mmap
>    (which is what our malloc uses).  The entire user address space is
>    only 3G.
>    You can run several stress programs in parallel but be careful not to
>    exceed your configured swap space (well, physical memory + swap) or
>    you will force the kernel to start killing processes.  It will probably
>    choose the memory stressors to kill but still, not a good idea on

Ah I see, I'll watch out for memory usage during high activity and if
anything i'll shoot another mail.

Thanks Matt

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