[Gluster-users] glusterFS memory leak?
raghavendra at gluster.com
Wed Dec 23 20:43:08 UTC 2009
What is the client and server configuration? Instead of killing glusterfs
process, can you do "echo 3 > /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches" and check whether
memory usage comes down?
On Wed, Dec 23, 2009 at 9:01 PM, Larry Bates <larry.bates at vitalesafe.com>wrote:
> I've successfully set up GlusterFS 3.0 with a single server. I brought on
> a 2nd server and setup AFR and have been working through the mirroring
> process. I started an "ls -alR" to trigger a complete mirror of all files
> between the two servers. After running for about 16 hours I started getting
> kernel out of memory errors. Looking at top I see:
> PID USER PR NI VIRT RES SHR S %CPU %MEM TIME+ COMMAND
> 2561 root 15 0 13.0g 8.9g 860 S 7 91.6 60:56.02 glusterfs
> Seems that the client has used up all my memory (RAM and SWAP). Killing
> the process returned all the memory to the OS.
> BTW - I'm working on a 2.3Tb store that contains about 2.5 million files in
> 65K folders.
> Larry Bates
> vitalEsafe, Inc.
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