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Re: xfs leaking?

To: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>, xfs-oss <xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: xfs leaking?
From: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 11 Jul 2008 20:31:39 -0500
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Dave Chinner wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 11, 2008 at 12:04:10PM -0500, Eric Sandeen wrote:
>> after my  fill-the-1T-fs-with-20k-files test I tried an xfs_repair, and
>> it was sorrowfully slow compared to e2fsck of ext4 - I stopped it after
>> almost 2 hours, and only half complete.
>>
>> I noticed that during the run, I was about out of memory (8G) and
>> swapping badly.
>>
>> So I unmounted the fs, dropped caches, and was astounded to find
>> 10492540 buffer heads still in the slab caches.

Hm that sounds like I unmounted after xfs_repair.  That didn't come out
right - no, I did not repair a mounted filesystem ;)

-Eric


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