Re: __alloc_pages: 4-order allocation failed

From: David Whysong (
Date: Thu Jul 05 2001 - 19:33:36 EST

Jes Sorensen ( wrote:

>You ran out of memory, ie. there were no more free blocks of 16
>consecutive pages available in the system. This is what happens on a
>system with little memory or which is loaded with memory intensive

I'm seeing the same thing here on a machine with 256 MB RAM and 1.5
gigabytes of swap. There is no chance I am using anywhere near that
much virtual memory.

Something is wrong with the MM in 2.4.6-pre9.


David Whysong
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