Kernel memory leak in ATAPI/CAM or ATAng?

Kevin Oberman oberman at
Sun Nov 9 21:03:40 PST 2003

> Date: Mon, 10 Nov 2003 11:37:00 +1030
> From: Alex Wilkinson <alex.wilkinson at>
> 	On Thu, Nov 06, 2003 at 08:08:31AM -0800, Kevin Oberman wrote:
> 	Any ideas on where I can look for more information? I'm going to try
> 	doing some monitoring with vmstat while running to see if I can spot
> 	anything, but I am not sure just what I am looking for. The VM system
> 	is not something I know much about, but I did read Terry Lambert's
> 	excellent message to current on KVM tuning and I'm hoping that this
> 	might help, but, if there really is a memory leak, tuning will not fix
> 	it.
> Got a link to "...Terry Lambert's excellent message to current on KVM tuning.." ?

I found it in Google Groups. Search for "mailing.freebsd.current
Lambert kmem_map" and you will find several good articles. It's really
worth reading the entire threads to get a better understanding of how
all of this works.

The one I was referring to was at:

R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer
Energy Sciences Network (ESnet)
Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab)
E-mail: oberman at			Phone: +1 510 486-8634

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