Re: Linux 2.0.37pre11

Patrick J. LoPresti (
28 Apr 1999 13:20:06 -0400

We are seeing some weird memory problems after upgrading to
2.0.37pre11. For example, xntpd consistently gets stuck forever in
disk wait, sometimes on a call to brk() and sometimes on a call to
mmap(). Other processes seem to be dying in mmap() as well but are
harder to reproduce.

This happens on both of our SMP boxes after upgrading, so I don't
think it is a hardware problem. Let me know if I can provide more

- Pat

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