6-stable unstable with HighPoint HPT372N UDMA133 controller
sos at DeepCore.dk
Mon Nov 7 13:55:20 PST 2005
On 07/11/2005, at 18:10, Michael Butler wrote:
> | I wrote:
> | | cvsup'd and built: FreeBSD 6.0-STABLE #4: Fri Nov 4 18:07:30
> EST 2005
> | ~ [ .. ]
> | | Nov 6 16:43:27 mail kernel: DOH! ata_alloc_request failed!
> | | Nov 6 16:43:27 mail kernel: FAILURE - out of memory in
> | ata_raid_init_request
> | | Nov 6 16:43:27 mail last message repeated 7 times
> | | Nov 6 16:43:27 mail kernel:
> Looking at the output of "sysctl -a" on a now almost idle machine I
> ITEM SIZE LIMIT USED FREE REQUESTS
> ~ [ .. ]
> ata_composit: 192, 0, 12296, 124, 62341
> ata_request: 200, 0, 24592, 108, 920945
> ~ .. shouldn't these be freed at some point if there's minimal disk
> activity (and few dirty buffers, "systat -vm" says there are 7)? Or
> am I
> misreading this?
That does indeed look wrong. However I cant reproduce the problem
here on any of the machines I have 6.0 on, and I dont think a memory
leeak that severe would have survived this far, but I've been wrong
many times before...
I'll look into it as soon as I have a little more time than today..
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