Hi ya'll

i have a weird problem...
every time i try to copy a big DBF file to my computer the computer crushes...
the filesystem is an NFS mount on a Celerra machine...
the OS is RedHat 4
this is what i get in /var/log/messages file:
Code:
Sep 10 11:14:16 optidev kernel: oom-killer: gfp_mask=0xd0
Sep 10 11:14:16 optidev kernel: Mem-info:
Sep 10 11:14:16 optidev kernel: DMA per-cpu:
Sep 10 11:14:16 optidev kernel: cpu 0 hot: low 2, high 6, batch 1
Sep 10 11:14:16 optidev kernel: cpu 0 cold: low 0, high 2, batch 1
Sep 10 11:14:16 optidev kernel: cpu 1 hot: low 2, high 6, batch 1
Sep 10 11:14:16 optidev kernel: cpu 1 cold: low 0, high 2, batch 1
Sep 10 11:14:16 optidev kernel: Normal per-cpu:
Sep 10 11:14:16 optidev kernel: cpu 0 hot: low 32, high 96, batch 16
Sep 10 11:14:16 optidev kernel: cpu 0 cold: low 0, high 32, batch 16
Sep 10 11:14:16 optidev kernel: cpu 1 hot: low 32, high 96, batch 16
Sep 10 11:14:16 optidev kernel: cpu 1 cold: low 0, high 32, batch 16
Sep 10 11:14:16 optidev kernel: HighMem per-cpu:
Sep 10 11:14:22 optidev kernel: cpu 0 hot: low 32, high 96, batch 16
Sep 10 11:14:22 optidev kernel: cpu 0 cold: low 0, high 32, batch 16
Sep 10 11:14:22 optidev kernel: cpu 1 hot: low 32, high 96, batch 16
Sep 10 11:14:22 optidev kernel: cpu 1 cold: low 0, high 32, batch 16
Sep 10 11:14:22 optidev kernel:
Sep 10 11:14:22 optidev kernel: Free pages:       14956kB (1600kB HighMem)
Sep 10 11:14:22 optidev kernel: Active:20400 inactive:992200 dirty:0 writeback:3                                              21451 unstable:17347 free:3739 slab:15762 mapped:19150 pagetables:766
Sep 10 11:14:22 optidev kernel: DMA free:12564kB min:16kB low:32kB high:48kB act                                              ive:0kB inactive:0kB present:16384kB pages_scanned:1978 all_unreclaimable? yes
Sep 10 11:14:22 optidev kernel: protections[]: 0 0 0
Sep 10 11:14:22 optidev kernel: Normal free:792kB min:928kB low:1856kB high:2784                                              kB active:0kB inactive:785360kB present:901120kB pages_scanned:840246 all_unrecl                                              aimable? yes
Sep 10 11:14:22 optidev kernel: protections[]: 0 0 0
Sep 10 11:14:22 optidev kernel: HighMem free:1600kB min:512kB low:1024kB high:15                                              36kB active:81600kB inactive:3183440kB present:4063228kB pages_scanned:0 all_unr                                              eclaimable? no
Sep 10 11:14:22 optidev kernel: protections[]: 0 0 0
Sep 10 11:14:22 optidev kernel: DMA: 5*4kB 4*8kB 4*16kB 3*32kB 3*64kB 1*128kB 1*                                              256kB 1*512kB 1*1024kB 1*2048kB 2*4096kB = 12564kB
Sep 10 11:14:22 optidev kernel: Normal: 0*4kB 1*8kB 1*16kB 4*32kB 0*64kB 1*128kB                                               0*256kB 1*512kB 0*1024kB 0*2048kB 0*4096kB = 792kB
Sep 10 11:14:22 optidev kernel: HighMem: 2*4kB 3*8kB 2*16kB 0*32kB 2*64kB 1*128k                                              B 1*256kB 2*512kB 0*1024kB 0*2048kB 0*4096kB = 1600kB
Sep 10 11:14:22 optidev kernel: Swap cache: add 11029, delete 10925, find 406/46                                              8, race 0+0
Sep 10 11:14:22 optidev kernel: 0 bounce buffer pages
Sep 10 11:14:22 optidev kernel: Free swap:       4152320kB
Sep 10 11:14:22 optidev kernel: 1245183 pages of RAM
Sep 10 11:14:22 optidev kernel: 818775 pages of HIGHMEM
Sep 10 11:14:22 optidev kernel: 208234 reserved pages
Sep 10 11:14:22 optidev kernel: 358374 pages shared
Sep 10 11:14:22 optidev kernel: 104 pages swap cached
Sep 10 11:14:23 optidev kernel: Out of Memory: Killed process 8995 (oracle).
Sep 10 11:14:23 optidev kernel: oom-killer: gfp_mask=0xd0
Sep 10 11:14:23 optidev kernel: Mem-info:
Sep 10 11:14:23 optidev kernel: DMA per-cpu:
Sep 10 11:14:23 optidev kernel: cpu 0 hot: low 2, high 6, batch 1
Sep 10 11:14:23 optidev kernel: cpu 0 cold: low 0, high 2, batch 1
Sep 10 11:14:23 optidev kernel: cpu 1 hot: low 2, high 6, batch 1
Sep 10 11:14:23 optidev kernel: cpu 1 cold: low 0, high 2, batch 1
Sep 10 11:14:23 optidev kernel: Normal per-cpu:
Sep 10 11:14:23 optidev kernel: cpu 0 hot: low 32, high 96, batch 16
Sep 10 11:14:23 optidev kernel: cpu 0 cold: low 0, high 32, batch 16
Sep 10 11:14:23 optidev kernel: cpu 1 hot: low 32, high 96, batch 16
Sep 10 11:14:23 optidev kernel: cpu 1 cold: low 0, high 32, batch 16
Sep 10 11:14:23 optidev kernel: HighMem per-cpu:
Sep 10 11:14:23 optidev kernel: cpu 0 hot: low 32, high 96, batch 16
Sep 10 11:14:23 optidev kernel: cpu 0 cold: low 0, high 32, batch 16
Sep 10 11:14:23 optidev kernel: cpu 1 hot: low 32, high 96, batch 16
Sep 10 11:14:23 optidev kernel: cpu 1 cold: low 0, high 32, batch 16
Sep 10 11:14:23 optidev kernel:
Sep 10 11:14:23 optidev kernel: Free pages:       16428kB (2944kB HighMem)
Sep 10 11:14:23 optidev kernel: Active:20067 inactive:992132 dirty:0 writeback:3                                              21453 unstable:17347 free:4107 slab:15660 mapped:18548 pagetables:717
Sep 10 11:14:23 optidev kernel: DMA free:12564kB min:16kB low:32kB high:48kB act                                              ive:0kB inactive:0kB present:16384kB pages_scanned:1978 all_unreclaimable? yes
Sep 10 11:14:23 optidev kernel: protections[]: 0 0 0
Sep 10 11:14:23 optidev kernel: Normal free:920kB min:928kB low:1856kB high:2784                                              kB active:0kB inactive:785232kB present:901120kB pages_scanned:6512616 all_unrec                                              laimable? no
Sep 10 11:14:23 optidev kernel: protections[]: 0 0 0
Sep 10 11:14:23 optidev kernel: HighMem free:2944kB min:512kB low:1024kB high:15                                              36kB active:80268kB inactive:3183424kB present:4063228kB pages_scanned:0 all_unr                                              eclaimable? no
Sep 10 11:14:23 optidev kernel: protections[]: 0 0 0
Sep 10 11:14:23 optidev kernel: DMA: 5*4kB 4*8kB 4*16kB 3*32kB 3*64kB 1*128kB 1*                                              256kB 1*512kB 1*1024kB 1*2048kB 2*4096kB = 12564kB
Sep 10 11:14:23 optidev kernel: Normal: 26*4kB 4*8kB 1*16kB 4*32kB 0*64kB 1*128k                                              B 0*256kB 1*512kB 0*1024kB 0*2048kB 0*4096kB = 920kB
Sep 10 11:14:23 optidev kernel: HighMem: 148*4kB 46*8kB 20*16kB 0*32kB 2*64kB 2*                                              128kB 1*256kB 2*512kB 0*1024kB 0*2048kB 0*4096kB = 2944kB
Sep 10 11:14:23 optidev kernel: Swap cache: add 11029, delete 10925, find 406/46                                              8, race 0+0
Sep 10 11:14:23 optidev kernel: 0 bounce buffer pages
Sep 10 11:14:23 optidev kernel: Free swap:       4152320kB
Sep 10 11:14:23 optidev kernel: 1245183 pages of RAM
Sep 10 11:14:23 optidev kernel: 818775 pages of HIGHMEM
Sep 10 11:14:23 optidev kernel: 208234 reserved pages
Sep 10 11:14:23 optidev kernel: 357391 pages shared
Sep 10 11:14:23 optidev kernel: 104 pages swap cached
Sep 10 11:14:23 optidev kernel: Out of Memory: Killed process 9053 (oracle).
any 1 have an idea?
mabe some kernel params went wrong?