How can I find the reason network writes fail with ENOMEM on 7.x?

Eugene Perevyazko john at
Fri Dec 11 02:53:38 PST 2009

On Fri, Dec 11, 2009 at 08:37:29AM -0200, Victor Lima wrote:
> Have you checked your memory integrity? Maybe you should consider  
> buying some more mem to that machine. Have you check with top(1) how  
> much memory is actually available when the write fails?
That's not the lack of virtual/physical memory - the host has some "free" and lots of "Inact" memory and uses no swap space yet.

Can it be related to those sysctls?
vm.kmem_size_scale: 3
vm.kmem_size_max: 335544320
vm.kmem_size_min: 0
vm.kmem_size: 335544320

Eugene Perevyazko

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