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Re: Memory and quota issues.

To: marchuk@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: Memory and quota issues.
From: Steve Lord <lord@xxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 15 May 2001 16:16:12 -0500
Cc: Dana Soward <dragon@xxxxxxxxxxx>, linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: Message from <marchuk@ee.washington.edu> of "Tue, 15 May 2001 14:08:44 PDT." <Pine.LNX.4.21.0105151406040.31449-100000@darkstar.ee.washington.edu>
Sender: owner-linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
> I too have a problem with using quota in xfs, when I mount -a in a single
> user I get this error:
> Out of Memory. Killed process 1 (sh).
> 
> My machine has 256MB, the xfs partition size is 350GB.
> free output:
> [root@gauss xfs]# free
>              total       used       free     shared    buffers     cached
> Mem:        255056     252676       2380          0        884      60308
> -/+ buffers/cache:     191484      63572
> Swap:       658656       3760     654896
> 
> I'm going to double the RAM to 512MB to see if that fixes the quota
> problem.
> 
> 


We are working the quota memory usage issue internally, a memory reclaim
function which is called to prune the quota cache in Irix is not being
called in the linux version right now, so quota memory usage is not being
controlled.

Steve



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