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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Fix memory leak in xend

To: Zhigang Wang <zhigang.x.wang@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Fix memory leak in xend
From: Stefan de Konink <skinkie@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 29 Aug 2008 03:58:07 +0200 (CEST)
Cc: Jim Fehlig <jfehlig@xxxxxxxxxx>, xen-devel <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Fri, 29 Aug 2008, Zhigang Wang wrote:

> > The patch you provide seems to be for the 3.3 version right? The
> > is_managed attribute/function, is it available for 3.2? Can anyone
> > backport this?
> >
> I don't think this patch can solve your VM start problem. It only gives your
> more accurate description of the problem you are encountering.
> you should check /var/log/xen/xend-debug.log to see which is the right causing
> of this problem.

The problem that I encounter like Jim are massive python processes... that
will eventually OOM. So only in that perspective I want a solution.

> > (I think giving me a reference to a kernel that is older than 2.6.18 and
> > supports x86_64 + Xen 3.3 is more work ;)
> Xen 3.3 has the same ABI of 3.0+. you can try the latest fedora kernels.

I'm running on a Gentoo 2.6.21 Xen patched kernel now, so if I can use
that within 3.3 I'll give it a shot. (And apply your patch)


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