[c-nsp] Netflow on SUP720-3BXL

Gert Doering gert at greenie.muc.de
Tue Mar 17 02:59:50 EDT 2009


On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 03:02:22PM -0700, Chris Phillips wrote:
> Have you gotten to the point where the memory leaks have caused you 
> problems in SXI?

Not yet.  This is on a 3C-XL, so we still have some 300 MB left.

... which means that we'll have to reboot in about 2-3 months.

> We ran into some odd behaviour this morning, and I wanted to see if it 
> was consistent with what you are/were seeing:
> A show run returns nothing:
> bmf1.nyc1#sh run
> bmf1.nyc1#
> Checking the logs, at the same time the "sh run" was performed, this was 
> logged:
> 1515054: Mar 16 16:46:21.842 UTC: %SYS-2-MALLOCFAIL: Memory allocation 
> of 982012 bytes failed from 0x40A34B28, alignment 0
> Pool: Processor  Free: 4030284  Cause: Memory fragmentation
> Alternate Pool: None  Free: 0  Cause: No Alternate pool

We haven't seen any memory-related errors yet.  Just that the free memory
pool is going down every day...

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