VirtualBox

Ticket #16928 (closed defect: fixed)

Opened 5 weeks ago

Last modified 4 weeks ago

upgrade to 5.1.24 on Solaris X86 has severe memory leak

Reported by: scotth Owned by: pentagonik
Priority: blocker Component: other
Version: VirtualBox 5.1.22 Keywords:
Cc: Guest type: Linux
Host type: Solaris

Description

After upgrading to 5.1.24 on Solaris X86 starting the VM quickly used all the physical memory and swap forcing me to reboot the physical host.

After removing 5.1.24 and installing 5.1.22 the problem was resolved

Name: system/kernel

Summary: Core Kernel

Description: Core operating system kernel, device drivers and other

modules.

Category: System/Core

State: Installed

Publisher: solaris

Version: 0.5.11

Build Release: 5.11

Branch: 0.175.3.22.0.3.0

Packaging Date: June 29, 2017 04:01:24 PM

Last Install Time: July 20, 2017 04:50:26 PM

Size: 35.93 MB FMRI:  pkg://solaris/system/kernel@0.5.11,5.11-0.175.3.22.0.3.0:20170629T160124Z

Jul 20 11:55:48 monkey mac: [ID 469746 kern.info] NOTICE: vboxvnic0 registered Jul 20 11:55:48 monkey vboxdrv: [ID 702911 kern.notice] vboxdrv: XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX VBoxEhciR0.r0 Jul 20 11:57:34 monkey afpd[1394]: [ID 702911 daemon.error] dsi_getsess: Resource temporarily unavailable Jul 20 11:57:34 monkey afpd[1394]: [ID 702911 daemon.error] dsi_start: session error: Resource temporarily unavailable Jul 20 11:57:39 monkey afpd[2354]: [ID 702911 daemon.notice] Login by sheisey (AFP3.4) Jul 20 12:01:22 monkey tmpfs: [ID 518458 kern.warning] WARNING: /system/volatile: File system full, swap space limit exceeded Jul 20 12:01:23 monkey afpd[2354]: [ID 702911 daemon.error] Conversion failed (CH_UCS2 to UCS-2):Resource temporarily unavailable Jul 20 12:01:23 monkey afpd[2354]: [ID 702911 daemon.error] dir_new(did: 458089) {21dfd, 21dfd}: couldn't set UCS2 name Jul 20 12:02:25 monkey afpd[2354]: [ID 702911 daemon.error] of_alloc: malloc: Resource temporarily unavailable Jul 20 12:03:00 monkey last message repeated 1 time Jul 20 12:05:48 monkey mDNSResponder: [ID 702911 daemon.warning] ERROR: getOptRdata - unknown opt 4 Jul 20 12:06:26 monkey last message repeated 38 times Jul 20 12:06:35 monkey tmpfs: [ID 518458 kern.warning] WARNING: /system/volatile: File system full, swap space limit exceeded

Change History

comment:1 Changed 5 weeks ago by socratis

This is a known regression. See  "VirtualBox 5.1.24 - eating all memory..." (for the Solaris report) and  "5.1.24-117012 excessive memory use" for the more detailed discussion on Windows hosts.

There is a workaround. Try a test build ≥ 117099 and please report back with any success or failures.

comment:2 Changed 4 weeks ago by pentagonik

  • Owner set to pentagonik
  • Status changed from new to assigned

comment:3 Changed 4 weeks ago by pentagonik

@scotth Any chance of confirming the fix using the above mentioned test build yet? Thanks.

comment:4 Changed 4 weeks ago by frank

  • Status changed from assigned to closed
  • Resolution set to fixed

Fix is part of VBox 5.1.26.

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