[Cake] cake memory consumption

Toke Høiland-Jørgensen toke at redhat.com
Wed Sep 18 05:53:58 EDT 2019

Sebastian Gottschall <s.gottschall at newmedia-net.de> writes:

> the problem is. i tested restricting the memory to 4 mb. but it still 
> runs oom. same memory consumption and from the qdisc show output i also 
> see that just a few kilobytes are used in that pool.
> so the problem with cake must be somewhere else. its not the buffer 
> limit. i see values like memory used: 22176b of 4Mb which is really 
> nothing. most qdiscs are 0 and unused in that setup

Hmm, that does sound odd. Are you seeing the "total used memory" go up
as soon as you load the qdiscs (without any traffic)?

Does the memory drop down again if you clear the qdisc config and go
back to an fq_codel-based one?


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