Bug 10118 - rpc.mountd memory leak
Summary: rpc.mountd memory leak
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: nfs-utils   
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Version: 7.0
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Steve Dickson
QA Contact: Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2000-03-10 23:35 UTC by william.r.snyder.iii
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:26 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-12-20 11:23:50 UTC
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Description william.r.snyder.iii 2000-03-10 23:35:18 UTC
We are running Red Hat Linux release 6.1, kernel 2.2.12-20smp on i686.
The rpc.mountd dameon begins to use up our system's memory until it is
beyond 100MB of ram used.  Usually at this point the external machines
trying to mount the machine are unable to connect.

Our temporary fix was to kill the daemon every 3 hours and restart it.
The memory still grows but the kill/restart allows for the remote machines
to mount and umount cleanly.  Some of test machines go up and down 10-15
times and hour.  It seems that the rpc.mountd is not cleaning up memory

Thanks Bill Snyder
       Software Engineer
       Intel Corporation

Comment 1 Alex Lancaster 2000-04-18 22:41:59 UTC
We have observed similar behaviour with our Red Hat 6.2 LAN (using the
out-of-the-box kernel-2.2.14-5.0), we have a i686 with SMP on 550 MHz PIII.

Comment 2 Cristian Gafton 2000-08-09 02:35:24 UTC
assigned to johnsonm

Comment 3 Steve Dickson 2002-12-20 11:23:50 UTC
Unable to reproduce in current release

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