Date: Sun, 16 Dec 2018 13:09:07 -0300 From: "Diego M. Vadell" <dvadell@...tech.com.ar> To: lkrg-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Ubuntu 18.04 - kzalloc() can't allocate memory On Sunday 16 December 2018 09:00:46 am Solar Designer wrote: > On Sun, Dec 16, 2018 at 05:29:40AM +0100, Adam Zabrocki wrote: > > On Sat, Dec 15, 2018 at 06:56:34PM -0300, Diego M. Vadell wrote: > > > On Saturday 15 December 2018 02:27:23 pm Adam Zabrocki wrote: > > > > kzalloc() might fail if you don't have enough memory. Are you trying > > > > to run LKRG on a VM? If yes you could try to increase allocated > > > > memory. > > > > > > It's not a VM. It's my notebook. It has 4Gb of RAM. I tried again after > > > closing firefox, and it was the same outcome. > > > > It's difficult to tell why your memory alocator fails, but kzalloc() > > shouldn't have any problems in normal circumstances. Please try to load > > the module on just booted machine. > > That's good advice. Maybe the problem is memory fragmentation - no > contiguous region that's large enough. If confirmed, we'll need to > document that and include this advice. I think it's not a big deal > since for actual use LKRG would in fact need to be loaded on bootup. > > > Please also verify if you have correctly configured swap > > partition and if it is enabled. Maybe increase it. > > I doubt swap has any relevance here. > > Alexander Hi. I disabled the propietary nvidia module and now it works perfectly. Thanks! -- Diego
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