[Dovecot] out of memory on dovecot alpha5

Pavel Volkovitskiy int at mtx.ru
Fri Dec 16 14:48:58 EET 2005

Hauke Fath wrote:
> Am 16.12.2005 um 14:29 Uhr +0300 schrieb Pavel Volkovitskiy:
> [Out of memory errors]
>> And after that nobody can login
>> I do /etc/init.d/dovecot restart
>> and then it's working for a day
>> Before upgrade to alpha5 i was used 0.99.x series without eny errros 
>> on this server
>> What can i do to debug this?
> You probably need to bump the shell limit on per-process memory; 
> search man sh(1) for 'ulimit'.
i've checked ulimit -a output:
core file size          (blocks, -c) 0
data seg size           (kbytes, -d) unlimited
file size               (blocks, -f) unlimited
pending signals                 (-i) 8191
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) 8192
cpu time               (seconds, -t) unlimited
max user processes              (-u) 8191
virtual memory          (kbytes, -v) unlimited
file locks                      (-x) unlimited

it seems there is no limits for memory


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