first time user with out of memory question

Ivan Krstic krstic at
Sun Jun 11 13:24:55 UTC 2006

Janning Vygen wrote:
> and stats slab produced "out of memory" message, too. At this time it was 
> impossible for many users to login to our web application.

If memcached failure means your users can't log in, then you're using it

> but i am concerned about it. As i have 3,5 GB dedicated to memached (-m 3584) 
> it should not run out of memory.

I recommend compiling a new binary from the Facebook branch; it contains
a bunch of patches that generally make memcached saner.

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