Re: 2.6.23-rc8 network problem. Mem leak? ip1000a?

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Fri Sep 28 2007 - 05:21:23 EST

On 27 Sep 2007 22:06:17 -0400 linux@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:

> Uniprocessor Althlon 64, 64-bit kernel, 2G ECC RAM,
> 2.6.23-rc8 + linuxpps (5.0.0) + ip1000a driver.
> (patch from
> After a few hours of operation, ntp loses the ability to send packets.
> sendto() returns -EAGAIN to everything, including the 24-byte UDP packet
> that is a response to ntpq.
> ...
> Killing and restarting ntpd gets it running again for a few hours.
> Here's after about two hours of successful operation. (I'll try to
> remember to run slabinfo before killing ntpd next time.)

ntpd. Sounds like pps leaking to me.

> Can anyone offer some diagnosis advice?

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