Re: Page alloc problems with 2.6.32-rc kernels

From: Michael Guntsche
Date: Wed Nov 04 2009 - 18:07:35 EST

On 04 Nov 09 23:14, Frans Pop wrote:
> OK. Can you tell us a bit more about your setup:
> - how much RAM does the system have?
> - what's so special about mutt in your case that it triggers these errors?
> - do you maybe have a huge mailbox, so mutt uses a lot of memory?
> - does starting/use mutt cause swapping when you see the errors?
Mutt is accessing a maildir directory with a several subdirectories
directly. All of them are added as mailboxes so I can jump to unread
mails. During startup and folder changing mutt is accessing all the
> From your first mail it does look as if you had little free memory and that
> swap was in use.
I noticed that as well.
During the last days memory usage was not that high so maybe this
is the reason why I did not see any errors. I will continue running
latest git and see if a get the errors again when more memory is being

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