problems with 4.8 release?
tlambert2 at mindspring.com
Fri Apr 4 17:18:32 PST 2003
Aslak Evang wrote:
> howdy. I upgraded from 4.7 to 4.8 release today and have had some
> trouble afterwards.
> Firstly, MySQL suddenly started using huge amounts of memory, diskspace
> and cpu resulting in kernel errors
I suspect you are using the "Linux Threads" version of MySQL.
The default KVA/UVA bance changed recently in the RELENG_4 branch,
and this caused the Linux threads mailbox location negotiated
between the kernel and user space to change.
This was "fixed" in 4.8-RELEASE, but it was fixed in a way that
lets you move KVA_PAGES up and down, but it is not binarily
You probably need to relink MySQL against the new Linux threads
library, which probably means recompiling both the library port
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