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RE: Memory leak in XFS 1.0.1 ? Just mount and umount

To: "'Steve Lord'" <lord@xxxxxxx>, Harrison Xing <xinghy@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: Memory leak in XFS 1.0.1 ? Just mount and umount
From: "Gonyou, Austin" <austin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 11 Sep 2001 14:39:05 -0500
Cc: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
Sender: owner-linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
Perhaps another way to do this is to have several bg processes happen and
see if the concurrency makes it any order of magnitude worse?

-- 
Austin Gonyou
Systems Architect, CCNA
Coremetrics, Inc.
Phone: 512-796-9023
email: austin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Steve Lord [mailto:lord@xxxxxxx]
> Sent: Tuesday, September 11, 2001 12:35 PM
> To: Harrison Xing
> Cc: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: Memory leak in XFS 1.0.1 ? Just mount and umount 
> 
> 
> > Hi,
> > 
> > When I mount and umount XFS heavily it seems that there are 
> memory leaks.
> > After about a day, the machine becomes quite slow and there 
> is little free 
> > memory left,
> > the buffers and cached memory are almost exhausted.
> > 
> > for((i=1;i<10,000,000;i++));do
> > mount -t xfs /dev/hda6  /mnt/xfs
> > umount /mnt/xfs
> > done
> > 
> > I use the 2.4.5 kernel with XFS 1.0.1 release.
> 
> There does appear to be a slow leak in the mount/unmount 
> path, I have had the
> loop running for an hour or so now, and memory does appear to 
> be going 
> somewhere. This is with a tree from yesterday's cvs tree.
> 
> Steve
> 
> 
> 


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