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Re: (ITS#4702) out-of-memory on huge DB ?
No ideas, this problem doesn't occur on my Linux system. We've slapadd'd
and slapcat'd databases of over a terabyte in size, with hundreds of
millions of entries, and never seen slapcat grow beyond the size of the
BDB cache. How large is your cache in DB_CONFIG?
> Full_Name: Paolo Rossi
> Version: 2.3.27
> OS: Solaris 8
> URL: ftp://ftp.openldap.org/incoming/
> Submission from: (NULL) (126.96.36.199)
> Hi, during some test on very huge DB, due to see how syncrepl works in this
> scenario, I've found a strange behavior:
> Solaris 8 on 2xUSIII+ 4GB RAM
> openLDAP 2.3.27
> BDB 188.8.131.52
> backend hdb
> 1 provider, 1 consumer, 1 consumer with filter.
> on 1 million dn LDAP whit 2 sub-dn for each dn, all the systems works fine,
> when I've tried to use a 10m dn with 3 sub-dn (very big ldap, openldap-data dir
> about 20GB):
> slapadd with -w on producer. it works.
> some ldapsearch, it works.
> stop producer,
> slapcat the producer to obtain the ldif for consumer preload and... bum
> after about 150 minutes of slapcat, memory full (look the screenshot of top )
> PID |USERNAME | SIZE |RES |TIME | CPU |COMMAND
> 21495 | ldap |4072M |3591M |150:07 | 21.36% |slapd
> memory full, then coredump and a console messages:
> ch_malloc of 16392 bytes failed
> ch_malloc.c:57: failed assertion `0'
> the out ldif was about 85% of the full LDAP
> I've tried again with same results.
> Then I've tried to syncrepl the entire DB, turning on the empty consumers (crazy
> idea ;) i know ) but the provider memory allocated, again reached 4GB and...
> core dumped
> in the slapd.log
> ch_calloc of 1 elems of 80 bytes failed
> second try:
> ch_malloc of 16 bytes failed
> seems to be a issue like ITS#4010
> some ideas?
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