Re: memory leak bug? when do write with verify

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On 2011-09-14 11:53, Zhang Taile wrote:
> HI
> When I do RandWrite with verify, fio will use a lot of memory. The fio
> will increase memory about 10MB in every second. And, the system will
> become very slow, after fio start to use swap partition.
> 
> For example,  if use fio with following configuration,
> [rand-write]
> rw=randwrite
> numjobs=32
> loops=10
> thread=1
> filename=/dev/sdb
> verify=md5
> verify_interval=4k
> 
> after  minutes, top will Like this :
>  PID USER      PR  NI  VIRT  RES  SHR S %CPU %MEM    TIME+  COMMAND
>  3749 root      15   0 2672m 1.5g 304m S 169.4 40.4   4:10.04 fio
> 
> 
> If remove the verify from the configuration, there will be no the
> memory problem.
> 
> I guess it is a memory leak problem?

It's probably not a leak, fio will use a lot of memory for your job
file. Each job will maintain a full backlog of meta data for blocks
written, so it can safely verify it. And you have 32 jobs, so it'll be a
lot of memory.

-- 
Jens Axboe

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