[ATrpms-devel] Re: nvidia-graphics 6106
Axel.Thimm at atrpms.net
Tue Aug 3 16:02:35 CEST 2004
On Tue, Aug 03, 2004 at 03:00:47PM +0200, Stefan Smietanowski wrote:
> >>Jul 31 09:54:16 cascavel insmod:
> >>/lib/modules/2.4.20-35_39.rh7.3.at/kernel/sound/snd-cmipci.o: can't
> >>allocate kernel memory for module; needed 24960 bytes
> >This sounds like you are running out of memory. Try checking the free
> >memory before the insmod, Perhaps some process has been eating all
> >your memory.
> It's kernel memory. I bet that instead of using the stack they
> threw variables globally and now they're eating kernel memory which
> is limited on any setup and has nothing to do with normal memory.
> That is, when nvidia made the drivers 4k compatible. They have
> to put the data SOMEWHERE after all.
> The memory will be non-swappable and is limited to (I believe) 128KiB,
> at least on i386. If things have changed since I last looked at the
> limits I don't know but that's what it was back then.
While I have no RH9 box anymore to test this on, shouldn't the same
happen to FC1 and FC2? FC1 and FC2 are happily working with 6106,
with both 4kstacks or 8kstacks.
Anyone here running RH9? :)
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
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