Re: [CODE] Debugging with EFence Question.

From: George Greer (
Date: 09/16/01

On Sun, 16 Sep 2001, Pure Krome wrote:

>ElectricFence Exiting: mmap() failed: Cannot allocate memory
>Now, does this mean i do not have enough memory on the computer to handle
>using efence? Or does it mean that efence worked properly, and that
>during the LOADING of rooms, it crashed becuase it found some type of
>bounds error thingy?

Add a LOT of swap space to your computer and run in mini-mud mode (-m).
Mini-mud should be sufficient to track down most problems.  The swap space
is because Electric Fence adds a lot of guard pages to the system that it
needs to keep somewhere, but don't have to be in memory.

George Greer

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