Re: [reiserfs-list] 2.2.18: do_try_to_free_pages failed

From: Wenzhuo Zhang (
Date: Tue Feb 06 2001 - 07:41:43 EST

On Tue, Feb 06, 2001 at 11:22:22AM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
> > This is a bad RAM problem, or insufficient RAM (slightly less possible)
> Unlikely to be either of those. My guess is its the reiserfs stuff interacting
> with the 2.2 VM code badly. 2.2.19pre8 fixes the VM behaviour in the general
> case and that might well make it handle the extra vm pressure reiserfs causes
But I got the same VM error when I was testing on an ext2 partition
under stock kernel (without any external patches).

> Certainly I'd try 2.2.19pre3 or higher. I don't think its hardware or
> reiserfs problems
OK, I'll give 2.2.19pre8 a try.

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