kernel: Out of Memory: Killed process 10101 (rsync)

Phil Howard phil-rsync at
Sat Apr 12 16:43:40 EST 2003

On Fri, Apr 11, 2003 at 06:07:55PM -0600, Trahan, Randall S (Randall) wrote:

| I just upgrade a file server from RH7.2 to RH8.0.  Now, I am having a heck of a 
| time trying to sync up more than 345GB of data.  I keep getting "kernel: Out of 
| Memory: Killed process 10101 (rsync)" in /var/log/message.  Has anyone seen this 
| problem before?

Unfortunately, rsync loads up all of the file lis into VM.  It can
become a very large process VM as a result of that.  You might want
to check to make sure you are using all your RAM and have enough
swap space.  Otherwise you may have to break up the data into a
few sections and do part at a time.

| Phil Howard - KA9WGN |   Dallas   | |
| phil-nospam at | Texas, USA |    |

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