Re: pidns memory leak

From: Eric W. Biederman
Date: Tue Nov 03 2009 - 03:41:55 EST

Cedric Le Goater <legoater@xxxxxxx> writes:

> On 11/02/2009 11:47 PM, Andrew Morton wrote:
>> On Mon, 2 Nov 2009 16:38:18 -0600
>> "Serge E. Hallyn" <serue@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>> This bug hasn't been fixed yet, has it?
>>> Well Suka did trace the bug to commit 7766755a2f249e7, and posted a patch
>>> to revert that, acked by Eric on Oct 20. Suka, were you going to repost
>>> that patch?
>> Ah. OK. Thanks. Found it in the backlog pile.
> We've added the patch to our patchset and we confirm that the pid_* leaks have
> been reduced to 'nearly' nothing but we still have a lot of inodes and dentries
> leaks. I hope to find some time to investigate and reproduce with a small
> scenario, we are running a LTP like testsuite in a container environment.

Does forcing a cache flush help with the other leaks?

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