From: Kenn Humborg (kenn at domain bluetree.ie)
Date: Fri 24 Sep 1999 - 13:05:44 IST
On Wed, Sep 22, 1999 at 12:44:25PM +0100, Kenn Humborg wrote:
> ># ps avx
> > PID TTY STAT TIME MAJFL TRS DRS RSS %MEM COMMAND
> > 239 ? S 5:59 645 23 11440 1008 3.2 syslogd -m 0 -r
> >That's 11MB of data. For a logger daemon? On my RH4.2 box,
> >it's only 800k of data.
> OK. It's a known bug in glibc. There is a leak in
> gethostbyname when it does nisplus lookups.
> Solution is to upgrade to RawHide version of glibc.
> Workaround is to remove nisplus from hosts line in
> I'll let y'all know if this works.
Yup. Seems to have done the trick.
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