what is a good value for vmalloc= ?
The machine has 1 GB of RAM.
Am Mon, 21 Jun 2010 03:21:18 -0400
schrieb Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
> On Sat, Jun 19, 2010 at 03:01:19PM +0200, Mario Bachmann wrote:
> > Hello,
> > on a 32bit machine, I have big problems with Linux 2.6.34.
> > With Linux 188.8.131.52 everything runs fine.
> > I do not know where to search for known bugs in xfs.
> > /var/log/messages shows a lot of lines:
> > Jun 19 11:43:15 amd2000 kernel: vmap allocation for size 4194304 failed:
> > use vmalloc=<size> to increase size.
> > Jun 19 11:43:15 amd2000 kernel: xfs_buf_get: failed to map pages
> > What to to?
> Strange. There have been no fixes to the vmap allocator nor to the
> XFS using this. What other modules are you ising? Maybe they increased
> their amount of used vmalloc space. For now the only thing you can do
> is using the vmalloc= kernel paramter to increase the vmalloc space.