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From:Dan Buettner Date:October 6 2006 1:55pm
Subject:Re: Memory Use
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Ben, the my.cnf file (usually in /etc/my.cnf) usually contains the
settings related to memory usage.  You can see info on a lot of the
various settings here:
and here for InndoDB-specific:

If you post the output of SHOW VARIABLES we can take a look and tell
you what you might have misconfigured.


On 10/6/06, Ben Clewett <ben@stripped> wrote:
> Dear MySql,
> Using: 5.1.11 on AIX (precompiled 64-bit) with 100% InnoDB, 4GB memory.
> Our MySql is consistently using 150% memory, or 50% paging space.  Once
> it gets to 150%, it tends to stay at this limit consistently.
> I am trying to find a tool to tell me what it is using, and some
> documentation about how to control MySQL memory use.
> Would some kind member help me find these?
> Regards,
> Ben Clewett.
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