mono-beagled -- major memory leak

Nathanael D. Noblet nathanael at
Wed Mar 8 05:56:16 UTC 2006

On Tue, 2006-03-07 at 23:52 -0600, Jonathan Berry wrote:

> > >Is anyone else seeing this?  I'm assuming that it is not supposed to
> > >do that.  Any ideas about how to debug this?
> > >
Yes I've experienced the same behaviour a couple times. The most recent
this afternoon. It took 5 minutes to have the system respond enough so I
could kill it. It swallowed 300MB of my 512MB RAM and was seriously
thrashing my storage.

> Well, I didn't mention high CPU usage as I didn't really notice that. 
> I also am not really sure exactly what the above means.  I did notice
> that something locked up my disk really well accessing it for a short
> while.  The I/O wait cycles tied up the entire CPU, so I wasn't able
> to do much to find out what program it was, but it seems likely to
> have been beagled.

I had load numbers nearing 9 when I finally got the beagle program

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