Re: out of memory for mke2fs

Alan Cox (
Wed, 24 Feb 1999 17:06:30 +0000 (GMT)

> I'd like to create a 30Gb length ext2 partition. But mke2fs failed with
> message "out of memory for mke2fs"
> 2.2.1, 196M RAM, 132M swap, 30Gb raid5

Known problem. 2.2.2 should behave. 2.2.1 was too aggressive at caching
dirty pages

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