Thursday, May 9, 2024

[fedora-arm] Re: RPi Kernel memory leak leads to OOM killer running on idle system.

On 9 May 2024, at 10:03, Peter Robinson <> wrote:

On Thu, 9 May 2024, 09:42 Barry Scott, <> wrote:
A number of us are seeing a reproducible kernel memory leak on RPi.

There is a bug
and a thread in discuss about it with additional

Kernel 6.5.6 does not have a leak, but current kernels do.

Can you specify what you mean by "current kernels", I believe there is a aarch64 memory leak fix in 6.8.9, which is currently in testing. There's more info in the following bug:

Sorry should have provided a version 6.8.8 is what I have.
I'll install the 6.8.9 kernel and test.


Anyone know if this is being looked at?

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