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From:Michael Widenius Date:October 13 1999 8:32am
Subject:MySQL not increasing buffers
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>>>>> "Thomas" == Thomas van Gulick
> <list@stripped> writes:

Thomas> When I invoke mysqld with -O key_buffer_size=128M it doesn't preallocate the
> buffer on one system, but does on the other. At least so it seams.
Thomas> There is 140+ MBytes free so that's not the problem. It just starts and only
> uses 3MB or something, while on the other machine it starts and immediately takes 132MB.
> What am I doing wrong?

Thomas> Both are version 3.23.4 running on Linux 2.2.12

Hi!

The only case this may happen (assuming your startup parameters are
correct) if the malloc() call fails. In this case MySQL will continue
without a key cache!

- Check your parameter with 'mysqldmin variables'
- Check with 'ulimit -a' that you are allowed to allocate enough
  memory!

Regards,
Monty



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MySQL not increasing buffersThomas van Gulick12 Oct
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                  • Re: MySQL not increasing buffersVivek Khera15 Oct
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  • MySQL not increasing buffersMichael Widenius13 Oct
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