Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
/ 2005-04-19 18:37:20 +0200 \ Lars Ellenberg: > / 2005-04-19 10:34:44 -0500 > \ David A. Smith: > > [root at ydog1 root]# cat /proc/meminfo > > MemTotal: 8066392 kB > ... > > VmallocTotal: 2147483647 kB > > VmallocUsed: 2132 kB > > VmallocChunk: 2 147 481 171 kB > > I don't know whether this is expected on linux on ppc arch, > but those figures don't make sense. > and, VmallocTotal == 2147483647 == max_s32 looks suspicious. ah, from looking at include/asm-ppc64/pgtable.h, this is expected, and is supposed to be more or less meaningless: VMALLOC_END - VMALLOC_START == PGTABLE_EA_MASK which is ((1<<41)-1)>>10 == (1<<31)-1 == 2147483647. still, you have plenty of memory. I don't understand why allocation of about 80MB should fail. unless, of course, we got some calculation wrong, and try to allocate some bogus number; which I doubt. Lars Ellenberg -- please use the "List-Reply" function of your email client.