> I made the lowmem test with my test machine. It is a pentium 200 and
> I used 12MB of ram. The disks are two Quantum Fireballs 15GB with DMA
> enabled. The disks have 3 partitions each configured as RAID 1.
> /dev/md0 /boot (50M)
> /dev/md2 / (14G)
> /dev/md1 swap (500M)
> The RAID /dev/md2 was syncing while I ran hevy NFS and disk to disk
> copy traffic and I updated some RPMS. Everything worked very fine!!!
> No crash, no endless swapping.
> The same test with only 8MB ram was a pain because lack of ressources.
did you kill power to the machine and try a reboot w/ 12MB RAM? did the
XFS recovery go OK. I guess this might be explicit from your email when
you said that you were doing a raid resync, but I just want to be clear.