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Re: [Xen-devel] Re: [xen-discuss] possible memory-leak in qemu-dm

Am 15.10.2009 13:04, schrieb Stefano Stabellini:
> On Thu, 15 Oct 2009, Florian Manschwetus wrote:
>> Am 15.10.2009 12:26, schrieb Pasi Kärkkäinen:
>>> On Wed, Oct 14, 2009 at 11:58:14PM +0200, Florian Manschwetus wrote:
>>>> Am 14.10.2009 21:46, schrieb Mark Johnson:
>>>>> Hi Florian,
>>>>> Florian Manschwetus wrote:
>>>>>> Mark,
>>>>>> could you also make a short info howto update, a system I build just
>>>>>> yesterday, when the patch is inplace. The older Machine I would have to
>>>>>> re-bfu due to changed userspace, but the machine installed yesterday
>>>>>> should be fixed with rebuilding and reinstalling xvm packages?
>>>>>> Btw, could you sync-up the onnv-3.4 with b124? It is difficult to build
>>>>>> b123 with b124, due to missing, with b124 obsolete, headerfiles.
>>>>> I've sync'd up with the changes in qemu-unstable, and qemu-dm is
>>>>> still leaking a ton of memory for HVM guests which don't have PV
>>>>> drivers.  So it looks like they don't have a correct fix upstream
>>>>> for this.
>>>> Uh, if this could be confirmed it is really a huge and ultimately ugly
>>>> problem. If I could do anything to help you to fix it, give me some detail.
>>> Yeah.. what kind of HVM guest is triggering this bug? 
>>> How fast it is leaking mem? 
>> It is a win2003R2 with exchange2007
>> xm uptime tmpexch
>> Name                                ID Uptime
>> tmpexch                              7 9 days,  3:21:39
>> 2106 xvm         3  13    0 7340M 3807M cpu/4   31.4H  6.57% qemu-dm
>> Florian
> Was this happening before you applied my patches, but after "fix qemu
> memory leak in block interface"?
> I am trying to understand if this is a recent regression.
It is an older build of xvm-3.4 gate
I have to review current patch state and will update accordingly if

It was Mark, who told that the problem isn't fixed by the Patch. So I
not rushed to update.


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