[Olsr-users] memory leakage in 0.5.6-r7 (vs 0.5.6-r5) on OpenWrt

Henning Rogge (spam-protected)
Sun Dec 13 15:07:16 CET 2009

Am Sonntag 13 Dezember 2009 12:06:39 schrieb Russell Senior:
> Hiya,
> I want to report a rather rapid growth in Resident Set Size (RSS) in
> the olsrd process running on a Netgear WGT634U with recent (r18763)
> OpenWrt.  We have a network of about 30-50 hosts connected together
> primarily by OpenVPN tunnels, using OLSRd to route between them and
> their local networks.
> In July we deployed a bunch of these WGT634Us with 0.5.6-r5 and even
> after 20 days of uptime and 820 minutes of run time, the RSS of the
> olsrd process is only 516kiB.
> While reving up OpenWrt to solve another problem, we now are using
> version 0.5.6-r7, which we find begins with about 800kiB and grows
> approximately 700kiB per day.  VSZ grows about the same amount.
> Has anybody seen this, know what might be happening, and/or have a
> fix?
I just pushed a 0.5.6 version with a fixed memory leak in the MID handling. 
Can you please check if this version does not have your problem ?

You can get the current stable version with the following git command:
> git clone http://olsr.org/git/olsrd.git -b stable

Henning Rogge
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