R7000 memory leak on every build - 5ghz related

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swhetsel
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 23, 2019 0:41    Post subject: R7000 memory leak on every build - 5ghz related Reply with quote
So this has been an issue for a long time for me, but since I have a UPS battery and a work around in place I rarely have to deal with it. However... I would love some help on why it happens.

Basically when the router reboots the free my used memory will increment up until I can no longer log into the web interface and the whole router stops working. This all happens within 10-15min so it increments quickly.

The work around I have is that if I reboot the router, if I log into the web GUI and disable the 5ghz radio the router immediately stops the upwards increment in memory usage and sits nicely @ 15-17%. I can then re-enable the 5ghz radio and all is good.

I have had this issue on both Kong and Brainslayer builds, and for the past year at least on every build I try. I am guessing this is a feature or setting I have that causes the memory leak to big out on boot up but not during normal usage. Any help would be appreciated, as it always seems to be when I am not home and the family needs WiFi that a reboot happens, needing the work around to be implemented.
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 23, 2019 8:54    Post subject: Reply with quote
Please post in the Broadcom forum for this Broadcom unit.
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