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Date:	Tue, 27 Oct 2009 15:00:07 +0100
From:	Michael Guntsche <>
To:	Frans Pop <>
Cc:, Mel Gorman <>
Subject: Re: Page alloc problems with 2.6.32-rc kernels

On 27 Oct 09 11:38, Frans Pop wrote:
> Michael Guntsche wrote:
> > I noticed that I get page alloc errors on one of my machines.
> > It is an old server I use as a fileserver with 512MB RAM. Before
> > 2.6.3[12] I did not see this problem at all.
> This is a known issue that's being heavily investigated, but is proving 
> very elusive. See for an overview.
> Can you easily reproduce the problem, or does it happen at random moments? 
> If you can reproduce it, it would be great if you could test the patches 
> mentioned in that mail.
Hello Frans,

Thanks for the info. I will try to reproduce it with those patches
applied. But it happens randomly I had no problems for several days now
just saw it again yesterday. Nevertheless I see if those patches help
and will report back.

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