Cisco Bug: CSCsz05090 - PPP with compression has traceback @ ppp_compress_input_pak_eh
Feb 15, 2018
- Cisco IOS
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Symptom: Under extreme packet loads with software compression over PPP configured, error messages similar to the following may be displayed: Apr 10 10:35:07.003 PST: %SYS-2-MALLOCFAIL: Memory allocation of 1740 bytes failed from 0x21437888, alignment 128 Pool: I/O Free: 36736 Cause: Memory fragmentation Alternate Pool: None Free: 0 Cause: No Alternate pool -Process= "PPP Compress Input", ipl= 0, pid= 177, -Traceback= 0x2316BB28z 0x2142C850z 0x2142CF70z 0x21432B1Cz 0x21FAE46Cz 0x21FAC26Cz 0x231D62ACz 0x231D6410z 0x2313CE28z 0x2313CE0Cz Conditions: This symptom has been observed with software compression and with extremely high incoming packet rates, such that packets are arriving faster than they can be decompressed.
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