Re: [reiserfs-list] 2.2.18: do_try_to_free_pages failed

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Tue Feb 06 2001 - 08:38:44 EST

> > 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).

If the program does a lot of allocation and page dirtying you would see it
on 2.2.18 with any fs. Journalling fs's just make it more likely to trigger.
Andrea fixed this in 2.2.19pre3

To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
Please read the FAQ at

This archive was generated by hypermail 2b29 : Wed Feb 07 2001 - 21:00:23 EST