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Re: Kernel 2.2.1

On Tue, Feb 23, 1999 at 06:36:58PM -0800, Alex Romosan wrote:
> John Lapeyre <lapeyre@physics.arizona.edu> writes:
> > 	I just made sure that I upgraded everything . After upgrading
> > procutils to the required version, it made the crashing worse. I
> > have two machines at home that give all sorts of bad behavior
> > including kernel panic , using 2.2.0 and 2.2.1 . A third machine
> > running 2.2.1 just locked up twice in a row when copying a large
> > file structure. I don't feel like rebooting a third time. I am
> > beginning to think that these kernels are not stable.
> i didn't think it was apt, either. anyway, there is a new kernel out
> there, 2.2.2, maybe it fixes all these problems. btw, were you running
> autofs on the machines that locked up?

It was probably the infamous inode.c memory leak. I saw it too. It was 
usually happening when doing intensive IO. 

The problem is fixed in 2.2.2.


Christian Meder, email: meder@isr.uni-stuttgart.de
What's the railroad to me ?
I never go to see
Where it ends.
It fills a few hollows,
And makes banks for the swallows, 
It sets the sand a-blowing,
And the blackberries a-growing.
                      (Henry David Thoreau)

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