Re: memory hog

Randy Grimshaw (rgrimsha@MailBox.Syr.Edu)
Wed, 24 Jul 1996 08:25:10 -0400 (EDT)

printed retraction:

please consider this the late night raving of a confirmed madman.
special thanks to Tim Howes for adding a little clarity.
I had been experimenting with cache sizes several days earlier to
increase the speed of the build not realizing the impact on the server.


On Tue, 23 Jul 1996, Randy Grimshaw wrote:

> mount soapbox:
> I am not mad (either interpretation) but I just don't get it... I
> compiled slapd using the gdbm libraries and sucessfully got the server to
> run with our entire database of 8088 entries. The source file is
> a whopping 1.05 mb. The data structures are pretty much like the examples
> in the quick-start guide. While executing, slapd consumes 46 mb of memory
> space. Side effects are that bootpd fails every night and my perl
> programs complain that they are out of memory. My swap partition is 190080
> blocks (although my actual ram is only 32mb). Am I the only one who has
> missed the point of this exercise or is my denial merely confirmation? no
> replies are really neccessary.
> dismount soapbox.
> <><randall