[j-nsp] Rpd_os_memhigh

Kashif.Khawaja at Broadwing.com Kashif.Khawaja at Broadwing.com
Wed Dec 24 12:45:13 EST 2003

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jared Mauch [mailto:jared at puck.nether.net] 
> Sent: Tuesday, December 23, 2003 8:16 PM
> To: Kashif.Khawaja at Broadwing.com
> Cc: juniper-nsp at puck.nether.net
> Subject: Re: [j-nsp] Rpd_os_memhigh
> On Tue, Dec 23, 2003 at 08:07:33PM -0600, 
> Kashif.Khawaja at Broadwing.com wrote:
> > Hi Everyone,
> > 
> > rpd[606]: RPD_OS_MEMHIGH: using 211775 kB of memory, 103 percent of 
> > available
> > 
> > Getting this message on my router constantly. Obviously I 
> have pushed 
> > things over the edge. Can somebody make  suggestions (on/off list) 
> > about how to check and see what processes have devoured all the 
> > memory? My guess of course is the bgp sessions I have on 
> the router. 
> > Thanks in advance!
> > 
> 	you should upgrade to 768m if at all possible.
This was the other question I had, whether the first gen. REs mem. can be upgraded. It
looks like it has two more slots so I could prob. use another 256MB (2x128).

> 	it looks like you only have 256m or so.

That's right.

> 	you should also contact Juniper so they can look at it
> to insure it's not a unknown memory leak as well.

Working with Juniper now ....
> 	My suggestion: upgrade or reboot (or just restart rpd) 
> when possible.

Waiting to see what Juniper says since it is not service affecting right now ... 
Seems like "vmstat" does not show the same information it normally would in a UNIX so I
couldn't exactly figure out what process was consuming bulk of memory.

> 	- Jared

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