Re: Squid dying ...

From: Michael Beckmann <>
Date: Thu, 09 Jul 1998 10:12:12 +0200

Paresh Kumar wrote:

> I've got this situation where squid dies every coupla hours with this
> message:
> "FATAL: xmalloc: unable to allocate 4096 bytes"
> We are using BSD/OS 3.0 with 128Mb RAM. I have been monitoring the amount
> of free RAM and there's usually 30-40M free when it dies.

I think what matters here is not the free RAM, but rather the memory available
to the Squid process. Look at the size of the squid process, I suspect it dies
when it reaches 64 MB.

Received on Thu Jul 09 1998 - 01:15:59 MDT

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