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From:Tobias Asplund Date:February 9 2005 1:48pm
Subject:Re: Memory limit?
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On Wed, 9 Feb 2005, Batara Kesuma wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I try to install MySQL 4.1.9 (official RPM from mysql.com). My machine
> is running linux 2.6.9, and it has 4GB of RAM. The problem is MySQL
> won't start if I set innodb_buffer_pool_size to >= 2GB. Here is my
> ulimit.

Are you trying this on a 32-bit cpu machine?




>
> [root@karimun mysql]# ulimit -a
> core file size          (blocks, -c) 0
> data seg size           (kbytes, -d) unlimited
> file size               (blocks, -f) unlimited
> pending signals                 (-i) 1024
> max locked memory       (kbytes, -l) 32
> max memory size         (kbytes, -m) unlimited
> open files                      (-n) 1024
> pipe size            (512 bytes, -p) 8
> POSIX message queues     (bytes, -q) 819200
> stack size              (kbytes, -s) 10240
> cpu time               (seconds, -t) unlimited
> max user processes              (-u) 63484
> virtual memory          (kbytes, -v) unlimited
> file locks                      (-x) unlimited
>
> Here is the error message:
>
> 050209 20:41:18  mysqld started
> 050209 20:41:18 [Warning] Asked for 196608 thread stack, but got 126976
> 050209 20:41:18  InnoDB: Fatal error: cannot allocate 2147500032 bytes
> of
> InnoDB: memory with malloc! Total allocated memory
> InnoDB: by InnoDB 34049176 bytes. Operating system errno: 12
> InnoDB: Cannot continue operation!
> InnoDB: Check if you should increase the swap file or
> InnoDB: ulimits of your operating system.
> InnoDB: On FreeBSD check you have compiled the OS with
> InnoDB: a big enough maximum process size.
> InnoDB: Fatal error: cannot allocate the memory for the buffer pool
> 050209 20:41:18 [ERROR] Can't init databases
> 050209 20:41:18 [ERROR] Aborting
>
>
> I have also checked the archive and it looks like other people also
> having similar problem, but I couldn't find the answer. Is there any
> memory limit when it is run on linux? What can I do so MySQL can run
> with >= 2GB RAM? Thank you in advance.
>
> Regards,
> --bk
>
>
Thread
Memory limit?Batara Kesuma9 Feb
  • Re: Memory limit?Tobias Asplund9 Feb
    • Re: Memory limit?Batara Kesuma10 Feb
      • Re: Memory limit?Marc Slemko10 Feb