Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
/ 2006-11-13 11:05:03 +0100 \ Ralf Gross: > | What is warning: ''out of vmalloc space'' > | > | For each device, drbd will (try to) allocate X MB of bitmap, plus some > | constant amount (<1MB). X = storage_size_in_GB/32, so 1 TB storage -> 32 > | MB bitmap. > | > | By default Linux allocates 128MB to Vmalloc. For systems using more than > | 4TB, this may cause an issue. > | > | If you get the following error message in /var/log/messages, Try a Linux > | 2.6 hugemem kernel. > | > | kernel: allocation failed: out of vmalloc space - use vmalloc=<size> to > | increase size. options: * try with a custom built kernel * use amd64 and hope for the best * use drbd+ single device up to 16TB, licence includes support. you still need enough ram, and (not only) we still recommend 64bit architechture for boxes holding that much storage. -- : Lars Ellenberg Tel +43-1-8178292-0 : : LINBIT Information Technologies GmbH Fax +43-1-8178292-82 : : Schoenbrunner Str. 244, A-1120 Vienna/Europe http://www.linbit.com : __ please use the "List-Reply" function of your email client.