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

To: Joseph Mack NA3T <jmack@xxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [lvs-users] LVS - NET SNMP Memory Leak
Cc: " users mailing list." <lvs-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Supportlist <supportlist@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
From: Nick Chalk <nick@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 14 May 2010 19:50:01 +0100
Hello Joe.

On 14 May 2010 19:20, Joseph Mack NA3T <jmack@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Fri, 14 May 2010, Nick Chalk wrote:
>> 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.

It did take about five days' digging in net-snmp, the module itself,
libipvs, libnl...

>> 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.

Sorry, we used the second patch, net-snmp-trunk-2.patch, and that's
working in our tests.


Nick Chalk. Ltd.
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