[Gluster-devel] Excessive memory usage with 1.3.12

Lukas Hejtmanek xhejtman at ics.muni.cz
Wed Nov 5 09:05:47 UTC 2008


On Tue, Nov 04, 2008 at 12:37:03PM +0530, Krishna Srinivas wrote:
> We want to reproduce the leak in our setup to fix it. What is your
> setup on the client side? How many servers do you have? What are the
> applications you run on the mount point? Do you observe leak only when
> "certain" operations are done? (I am just looking for more clues)

upon my investigation, it seems that the io-cache translator ignores the cache
size config option and on 64bit systems is can easily eat whole memory. On
32bit, it usually fails to mmap additional data due to 2GB limit to process
address space.

Lukáš Hejtmánek

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