Re: ReiserFS / 2.4.6 / Data Corruption

From: Ville Herva (
Date: Fri Jul 27 2001 - 12:29:50 EST

On Fri, Jul 27, 2001 at 09:25:23AM -0700, you [Kip Macy] claimed:
> sys_write was failing with ENOMEM (on a machine with 1GB of RAM that was
> not doing anything else).

I second that.

256M memory, no swap at the time.

After fresh boot to the default RH71 kernel (2.4.2-2 or whatever it is) on
console (no X running):

> diff -Naur /usr/src/linux.rh-default /usr/src/linux-2.4.4 > diff
zsh: killed diff

> dmesg | tail
kernel: out of memory, killed process n (xfs)
kernel: out of memory, killed process n (diff)


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