Re: Memoriesssssssss (ok, just Memory)

From: Angus Mezick (angus@EDGIL.CCMAIL.COMPUSERVE.COM)
Date: 05/06/98

1) don't forget to cut out the mail list .sig, this showed up with 2 of the

2) please please please let this be unix.

3) hopefully a way to fix this:
a) shut down mud completely (including autorun script)
b) type limit;unlimit;limit
c) did the stacksize, memoryuse, and datasize increase?  if so, you should be
all set
d) run autorun &
e) put unlimit into your .login or .cshrc or .tcshrc or .profile (so many files)


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Subject: Re:  Memoriesssssssss (ok, just Memory)
Date:    5/5/98 7:05 PM

Ok, I feel stupid. I forgot to check my syslog, heh...

malloc failure: Cannot allocate memory


I assume this means the machine just ran outta free RAM, right?

Melen 4000

On Tue, 5 May 1998, Daniel Koepke wrote:

> On Tue, 5 May 1998, blah wrote:
> ->#define CREATE(result, type, number)  do {\
> ->        if (!((result) = (type *) calloc ((number), sizeof(type))))\
> ->                { perror("malloc failure"); abort(); } } while(0)
> ->
> ->So if I'm understanding correctly, it tried to allocate some memory,
> ->couldn't, and crashed (first, is this assumption correct???).

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