[OpenAFS] Problems in the last 2 days

Derrick J Brashear shadow@dementia.org
Wed, 29 Jan 2003 15:40:42 -0500 (EST)

On Wed, 29 Jan 2003, Klaas Hagemann wrote:

> Ok, thats right.
> But i watched "top" while i was getting the malloc. And the fileserver
> was not bigger than 12 MB and the volserver as well.

Sure, fine, but the thing is, sooner or later according to what you said
it does malloc itself to death, and if you set a resource limit you should
be able to get a core when that happens.

> Just at the moment of the writing i got a corefile of the fileserver and
> the volserver. I had several messages in syslog (kernel: __alloc pages)
> and the volserver and fileserver were killed by signal 6.
> But they were successfully restarted a few minutes later, the salvager
> repaired the filesystem and the system is back up and running.


> I will have a closer look at the core dumps. Might the newest Version
> (1.2.7) help me out? I still use 1.2.6.

possibly, but i can't think what we fixed that might fix this.