Large mem disk with not very recent current

Kris Kennaway kris at
Tue Sep 14 23:18:47 PDT 2004

On Wed, Sep 15, 2004 at 01:00:50AM +0400, Roman Kurakin wrote:

> >>>Please provide more information.  It's likely you're trying to create
> >>>a md that is too big, though.
> >>>     
> >>>
> >>It is about 800Mb.
> >>   
> >>
> >
> >That's too big to fit in RAM and still run the rest of the system.  I
> >
> With 1G it should be about 200M for rest of the system. This should be more
> than enough, so this is bad guess.

No, that's what's happening and what the panic tells you.  Perhaps you
can tune various kernel memory parameters to make it happy fitting the
rest of the kernel data space + user memory into 200MB, but your panic
indicates this isn't true by default.


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