Still getting kmem exhausted panic

Andriy Gapon avg at
Tue Sep 28 13:39:10 UTC 2010

on 28/09/2010 16:23 Jeremy Chadwick said the following:
> On Tue, Sep 28, 2010 at 03:22:01PM +0300, Andriy Gapon wrote:
>> I believe that "the trick" is to set vm.kmem_size high enough, eitehr using this
>> tunable or vm.kmem_size_scale.
> Thanks for the clarification.  I just wish I knew how vm.kmem_size_scale
> fit into the picture (meaning what it does, etc.).  The sysctl
> description isn't very helpful.  Again, my lack of VM knowledge...

Roughly, vm.kmem_size would get set to <available memory> divided by

Andriy Gapon

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