On Tuesday 10 December 2002 10:35, John P. Looney wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 09, 2002 at 09:20:27PM +0000, Mel Gorman mentioned:
> > On Mon, 9 Dec 2002, John P. Looney wrote:
> > > Indeed. I've a feeling that processes have died, and the system
> > > didn't reclaim the semarrays. Could be a kernel bug, or just a design
> > > thing.
> > Shared semaphores are not meant to be cleaned up after a process ends.
> > You use ipcrm to get rid of them
>> Smeg. So, when this happens, the solution is "reboot" then ?
RTFP John - "You use ipcrm to get rid of them" - or use the option Colm
mentioned so that they get reclaimed when a process dies. By their nature,
ipc semaphores and memory segments can't be assumed to be redundant when the
process which created them dies.
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