[linux-lvm] Error creating snapshot, "Cannot allocate memory"

Jason Heiss jheiss at ofb.net
Tue Dec 3 12:21:02 UTC 2002

On Tue, Dec 03, 2002 at 12:52:35PM +0100, Jon Bendtsen wrote:
> "Heinz J . Mauelshagen" wrote:
> > 
> > You don't have enough kernel virtual memory to hold the snapshot exception
> > table in core :(
> > Install more RAM.
> I've seen this error as well. In a machine with 1GB memory and the only
> processes
> running were NFS and samba. Just how much memory does it need ?

Indeed, my server has 2 GB of RAM and 1 GB of swap, of which free
reports only a few hundred MB in use.


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