help increase process/kernel memory please
wmoran at collaborativefusion.com
Tue Oct 31 16:29:42 UTC 2006
In response to Per olof Ljungmark <peo at intersonic.se>:
> I clearly have a problem figuring out how to increase the limits for
> memory available to a process and the kernel.
> I'm running a Perl app that need lots of memory and I would like to make
> around 2G available to it, the box has 4G physical RAM.
> Which knob(s) should be tweaked? System is running 6-STABLE from around
> 1st of October.
> This is what I see when the process exits:
> Out of memory during "large" request for 528384 bytes, total sbrk() is
> 536416256 bytes
> I'm depending on a solution to this and would be a really happy person
> if someone could please guide me.
What does 'ulimit -a' as the user running the process say?
If the problem is apparent there, the associated docs should help.
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