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InnoDB memory allocation, ulimit, and OpenSUSE

 | August 23, 2010 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL

I recently encountered an interesting case. A customer reported that mysqld crashed on start on OpenSUSE 11.2 kernel x86_64   with 96 GB RAM when the innodb_buffer_pool_size was set to anything more than 62 GB. I decided to try it with 76 GB. The error message was an assert due to a failed malloc() […]

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