Re: [lvs-users] LVS - NET SNMP Memory Leak

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Subject: Re: [lvs-users] LVS - NET SNMP Memory Leak
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From: Joseph Mack NA3T <jmack@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 14 May 2010 11:20:45 -0700 (PDT)
On Fri, 14 May 2010, Nick Chalk wrote:

> Hello Joe.
> Attached is a patch for the LVS net-snmp module which 
> appears to fix the memory leak we were seeing. It's still 
> under test, but results look good so far.

wonderful. thanks. The code doesn't have an owner and about 
once a year someone makes an enquiry like yours. Thank 
goodness a few people have kept the code on their disks.

> It's a very simple fix, but in testing we were seeing 400 
> bytes lost per snmpwalk.

thanks for figuring it out. Even simple fixes require you to 
first find the problem.

Amazingly the patch survived posting to the mailing list.

> There's another memory leak in net-snmp v5.5 itself - 
> that's fixed by applying this patch:

There's two versions of the patch there. I've downloaded 
both incase they disappear off the internet.


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