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Re: Running out of memory

From: Alex Lyons SercoAssurance-Winfrith Tel01305-202368 FAX01305-202194 <ajlyons(at)>
Date: Thu Jan 17 2002 - 13:19:40 GMT

> I'm trying to run swish-e on Solaris 8 with 128 meg of memory and
> a huge swap file.  After lots of processing I got a Swish-e error
> saying I was out of memory.  Does swish use swap by default or is
> there a way to tell it to?

If you're using the latest dev version, try -e (economy mode).  It uses 
less memory by shoving a load of stuff into files in /tmp.  If /tmp is 
mounted on swap (usual for Solaris) this shouldn't make much difference 
to your overall index time, but it should remove the out of memory error 
- I don't know why!

If you're not using a recent dev version, get it!


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