[Intel-gfx] bo problem, file-max limit reached within two days

Chris Wilson chris at chris-wilson.co.uk
Mon Apr 2 10:44:47 CEST 2012

On Mon, 02 Apr 2012 10:36:44 +0200, Knut Petersen <Knut_Petersen at t-online.de> wrote:
> After a few unattended hours Xorg was still running,
> but only a terminal window had survived the night :-(
> Xorg: git, a few days old, kernel: 3.3.
> Xorg.0.log: Nothing unusual
> dmesg:
> [156859.078080] [drm:drm_gem_create_mmap_offset] *ERROR* failed to allocate offset for bo 0
> [179417.374016] VFS: file-max limit 204863 reached
> I built a new X server and tried kernel 3.2.12 - that does not seem to help as
> both the number of open files  and the number of gem objects still grow without
> obvious reasons.

It's the EFILE that is truly worrying. We have a patch in the queue to
help ease the ENOSPC issue, but the EFILE implies a bo reference leak.
And that I have not found yet.

Happy hunting,

Chris Wilson, Intel Open Source Technology Centre

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