Memory leak in cluster NFS

Jeong Hwan Park jhpark at brainz.co.kr
Thu Dec 7 19:55:54 EST 2000


I had a same problem with you.
I have changed the Cluster NFS to kernel NFS.

I think the ClusterNFS is not great helpful to diskless cluster and it needs
a same cost with "PXE+DHCP+hard linked passwd/shadow file configuration"

> -----Original Message-----
> From: beowulf-admin at beowulf.org
> [mailto:beowulf-admin at beowulf.org]On Behalf Of Bjoern Rabenstein
> Sent: Thursday, December 07, 2000 11:30 PM
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> Subject: Memory leak in cluster NFS
>
>
> We just have tried ClusterNFS (http://ClusterNFS.sourceforge.net ).
> We observe a significant memory leakage. (To prevent crashes, we have to
> restart the nfs-server every couple of hours.)
> There is an (unresolved) bug report on sourceforge
> (http://sourceforge.net/bugs/?func=detailbug&bug_id=122310&group_id=5768
> ). But I am wondering why the memory leak was discovered so late. (The
> current release of ClusterNFS is from November last year.) So perhaps the
> problem occurs only under certain circumstances (big hard drives, special
> file systems...).
> Any experiences?
> --
> Bjoern Rabenstein * PhD student * Freie Universitaet Berlin * Fachbereich
> Biologie/Chemie/Pharmazie * Inst. f. Chemie * Takustr. 6 * D-14195 Berlin
> [email] rabe at chemie.fu-berlin.de                 [phone] +49-30-838-53484
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