solved: 2.4.10 and 2GB memory allocation problems

From: Christian Hammers (
Date: Fri Oct 12 2001 - 06:15:37 EST


On Tue, Oct 09, 2001 at 10:17:54AM -0200, Marcelo Tosatti wrote:
> On Tue, 9 Oct 2001, Christian Hammers wrote:
> > I got problems with linux kernel 2.4.10 and 2GB ram with 4GB-Highmem
> > support enabled:
> > __alloc_pages: 0-order allocation failed (gfp=0xf0/0) from c012e4be
> > (hundret times and then all my apaches where in "D" mode in "ps faxu" and
> > I had to reboot the machine.
> 2.4.11pre6 already includes this patch and other fixes from Andrea which
> should get rid of the failed allocations problem.
> Could you please try pre6 and report results?

I'm using -pre6 since a couple of days now and got no problems. Thanks!



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