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OBSD firewall - Interrupts sky rocketting / malloc: out of space into ddb?
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: OBSD firewall - Interrupts sky rocketting / malloc: out of space into ddb?
- From: Jatin Nansi <jatin_(_dot_)_nansi_(_at_)_timesgroup_(_dot_)_com>
- Date: Mon, 03 Jun 2002 15:46:13 +0530
I have a OpenBSD 2.9 (ipf) firewall. This is on a P3 866 MHz and 512MB
RAM 40 G HDD. The memory and HDD have plenty of capacity free.
Since today morning, the firewall seems to have slowed down quite a lot.
Normally, the CPU usage on the system stays under 25 %. But
today it seems to be shooting above 90 %. When I run top to see what is
I see that the % of CPU utilization for interrupts is consistently above
Every few hours, the server hangs, and I get the following:
Panic: malloc: out of space in kmem_map
stopped at - Debugger +0x4: movl %ebp, %esp
I will be grateful if anyone can suggest what I need to do, and what
the problem area is. This is a bit urgent.
I know I should probably upgrade to 3.1 and pf, but that will take a while