> > Check your /proc/slabinfo, just in case, to rule out a leak.
> Here is a /proc/slabinfo diff of a good system and a very sluggish one:
> > inode_cache 305071 305081 512 43583 43583 1 : 124 62
> > buffer_head 3431966 3432150 128 114405 114405 1 : 252 126
Guess what ? 120 MB in inode cache and 450 MB in buffer heads,
or 570 MB of zone_normal eaten with just these two items.
Looks like the RH kernel needs Stephen Tweedie's patch to
reclaim the buffer heads once IO is done ;)
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