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SubjectRe: Shared Memory in 2.4.0-test6 and test7
Michael Bielicki <> writes:

> ipcs -lm:
> ------ Shared Memory Limits --------
> max number of segments = 4096
> max seg size (kbytes) = 32768
> max total shared memory (kbytes) = 8388608
> min seg size (bytes) = 0


> Could it be that the max shared memory is too small ?

Yes, the max segment size is 32M. That's too small for most databases.

> but /proc/sys/kernel/shmmax = 335544320

That's probably not true. I cross-checked here. Echoing something
different too /proc/sys/kernel/shmmax changes output of 'ipcs -lm' and
this says that the trailing zero is missing...


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