[Zope] debugging memory exhaustion
dev101 at magma.ca
Thu Aug 9 14:03:55 EDT 2007
----- Original Message -----
From: "Chris Withers" <chris at simplistix.co.uk>
To: "Jonathan" <dev101 at magma.ca>
Cc: "zope list user" <zope at zope.org>
Sent: Thursday, August 09, 2007 1:24 PM
Subject: Re: [Zope] debugging memory exhaustion
> Jonathan wrote:
>>> Of course, it'd be lovely if you could actually specify an upper memory
>>> bound for a particular request to use, and/or Zope as a whole, but these
>>> kinds of things always seem to stall at the development stage :-(
>> If you're running on a linux machine you could look into the ulimit
>> command to limit the process memory utilization, which may allow you to
>> see what it happening.
> Er no, that would just exacerbate the problem.
> The machine itself is functional, just with low memory.
> Zope is throwing MemoryErrors because the OS won't give it anymore.
> ulimit'ing zope would just make those MemoryErrors come sooner...
In your original post you said:
"Of course, it'd be lovely if you could actually specify an upper memory
bound for a particular request to use, and/or Zope as a whole"
If your server is still alive and Zope is throwing memory errors, then Zope
has hit its specified upper memory limit. What do you want Zope to do at
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