Memory footprint of dhcpd process steadily increasing
wieland at purdue.edu
Fri Apr 24 10:17:11 UTC 2009
sthaug at nethelp.no wrote:
>>>> I've had a look at the code in failover.c, but I'm not good at
>>>> programming at all. Could you please tell us non programming people
>>>> exactly what line goes in where in the code?
>>> As far as I can see it should be something like the following. I am
>>> testing 4.1.1b1 with this patch now.
>> Initial tests of this patch look very promising. Now we just need to
>> let the DHCP servers run a couple of weeks without restart, to verify
>> that the memory consumption of the dhcpd process stays the same.
> It hasn't been a couple of weeks yet - but the previous memory leak
> trend was very visible, and is now totally gone. I think we can say
> that this problem is solved!
> Steinar Haug, Nethelp consulting, sthaug at nethelp.no
Would 3.1.2 need the same change? The code in failover.c is
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