On Sun, 2009-12-20 at 10:46 +0200, Mikko Rapeli wrote: > On Thu, Dec 17, 2009 at 08:05:08AM +0200, Mikko Rapeli wrote: > > Since then I have switched system shell from bash to dash, shut down a few > > non-essential services and mounted all fs with noatime. These have helped a > > bit but I still see slab growing about 1 mb in day. > > > > $ uptime > > 08:01:02 up 2 days, 17:35, 3 users, load average: 0.11, 0.11, 0.06 > > $ grep Slab /proc/meminfo > > Slab: 6448 kB > > # uptime > 10:42:01 up 5 days, 20:16, 5 users, load average: 2.09, 1.45, 1.17 > # grep Slab /proc/meminfo > Slab: 16600 kB > > So I'll start testing a few patches to lenny kernel. I guess these two are > good candidates: Try c95edf5432f097c926dd3f59239ecde80da3b214 "rt2x00: Properly clean up beacon skbs." > http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commitdiff;h=e7087a828f8714e464fff18d93618727530dfd89;hp=5adf6d63c1697ce1835daf2b5393488a71ee0dca Could be relevant, but you reported you didn't see the error message above this. > http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commitdiff;h=0f3e63a55b1a7b695a79bf3eec2ff5ab6b336037;hp=9381be059bf5831d259e8735005cfa35b7488543 This should only have an effect if you unplug the device. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Once a job is fouled up, anything done to improve it makes it worse.
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