[icecast] Ices memory leak?

Joe Cooper joe at swelltech.com
Tue Sep 11 07:39:02 UTC 2001

As far as I know, the problem appeared in some revision (or maybe the 
whole series) of 2.4.7 and was fixed by the time of 2.4.8ac-something. 
2.4.9 is unaffected, to the best of my knowledge, as is the 2.4.10 
series.  I'm betting Red Hat's 2.4.7 from Raw Hide has the fix in it as 

Geoff Shang wrote:

> On Mon, 10 Sep 2001, Thomas Vander Stichele wrote:
>>Great.  If you have some pointers with further explanations, that'd be
>>great, because lately I've been wondering why 256 MB fills up all the way
>>to the point my desktop system slows to a crawl.  Someone seriously messed
>>with the 2.4.x memory handling.
> Ah.  I don't know the details, but I believe that recent 2.4.x kernels have
> a serious vertual memory problem.  The word seems to be, get the latest AC
> patch for the latest kernel or don't even consider it.
> Geoff.

                      Joe Cooper <joe at swelltech.com>
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