Stats for memory usage

Lewis, Bill blewis at
Wed Apr 18 13:44:14 UTC 2007

Unfortunately, not the case here.  I'm running 1.2.1 and all the values have a fixed size of 16392 bytes.

-----Original Message-----
From: Steven Grimm [mailto:sgrimm at]
Sent: Tue 4/17/2007 6:30 PM
To: Lewis, Bill
Cc: memcached at
Subject: Re: Stats for memory usage
Older versions of memcached return that error when you try to store an 
object that exceeds the maximum size allowed (1 megabyte). That'd be my 


Lewis, Bill wrote:
> Can anyone provide an explanation as to why I am receiving 
> "SERVER_ERROR out of memory" when my stats indicate that the current 
> 'bytes' count is far less than the 'limit_maxbytes' count?  My stats 
> show these numbers when the memory errors start:
> STAT curr_items 3544
> STAT bytes 58234589
> STAT limit_maxbytes 104857600
> thanx
> -bill

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